SF is already the most expensive USA city to live in . . . Now This
San Francisco city supervisors are proposing new legislation that will ban new company cafeterias; hoping to shore up “failing restaurants” near major office buildings.
More micro-legislation to destroy a once thriving city
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Supervisors Ahsha Safaí and Aaron Peskin are the co-sponsors behind the proposal, which would prohibit new construction sites from building “employee cafeterias.” The legislators believe the low-cost lunches are having an adverse impact on local restaurants.
“The idea here is to bolster, not only the restaurant business, but other ground-floor retail businesses that are suffering.”
“This is another way to help support small businesses,” said Peskin. “We don’t want employees biking or driving into their office, staying there all day long and going home. This is about getting people out of their office, interacting with the community and adding to the vibrancy of the community.”
According to Hannity.com, the proposal was harshly rejected by the San Francisco business community, whose employees view low-cost or free meals as a corporate benefit.
“Food in the workplace plays an important role,” said one executive. “All of that helps company culture, and it also helps companies create an attractive environment.”
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