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From More Delivery, Takeout and Outdoor Dining Options to Financial Relief - How Restaurants Have Managed Throughout the Pandemic

Posted:
November 18, 2020
Industries:
Food, Beverage and Agribusiness
 

In this episode, host Jonathan Havens, co-chair of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s Food, Beverage and Agribusiness (FBA) Practice, speaks with the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice vice-chair Dena Calo and Carrie Leishman, president and CEO of the Delaware Restaurant Association, about how the restaurant industry has managed throughout the pandemic and the potential road ahead. They discuss how the industry is fighting hard to adopt new practices with more delivery, takeout and outdoor dining options as well as safety measures, while also getting some financial assistance from the government. In addition, Carrie talks about rolling out a rapid workforce training program to help increase restaurant workers’ chances of reemployment, upskilling and higher wages, and also about the association’s work to assist women in the hospitality industry.

 

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