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Bon Appétit Series Hard to Swallow

Gimlet Media podcast “Reply All” dedicated several episodes of the program to scandals at Bon Appétit involving discrimination and outright racism. In a bit of a twist that followed, “Reply All” host P.J.

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Ensure Hand Sanitizer Safety

With increased use of hand sanitizer (and the rush to meet consumer demand) comes an influx of hand sanitizer-linked poison cases. While hand sanitizer typically contains ethanol, some sanitizers have tested

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High-Profile COVID Concerns

Amazon has been sued in a New Jersey federal court by a former employee responsible for COVID-related safety protocols. The employee, David Bailey, claims his termination came after he observed and

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State/Local Developments

Despite Wisconsin’s worsening COVID numbers (e.g., total positive cases, deaths) and signs of support in Milwaukee for certain protective measures, there remains considerable resistance by business owners and others to mask mandates

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Taco Bell Beefs Up General Manager Salary

In various (currently undisclosed) locations, Taco Bell will be implementing a $100,000 annual salary for general managers in an effort to upgrade on-site management and measure the results. This marks a 25-50%

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McDonald’s CEO Makes Supersized Mistake

McDonald’s recently fired its CEO, Stephen Easterbrook, following the discovery that Easterbrook and another McDonald’s employee had been engaged in a consensual sexual relationship. Even though the relationship was consensual,

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The Dwindling Wisconsin Workforce

U.S. Census data suggests that Wisconsin is losing working-age men and women and that the under-18 population is also decreasing. Such population changes could indicate a future worker shortage (particularly as increasing

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