Canadian federal workers will oppose any effort by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to cut government programs and restrict labor rights by staging a four-year campaign to defeat the governing Conservative Party, the head of the country’s largest public sector union said.
Lunchtime at the flagship In-N-Out Burger restaurant in Baldwin Park, California, is a study in efficiency. As the order line swells, smiling workers swoop in to operate empty cash registers. Another staffer cleans tables, asking customers if they’re enjoying their hamburger. Outside, a woman armed with a hand-held ordering machine speeds up the drive-through line.
Krispy Kreme fans know a batch of glazed doughnuts is fresh off the production line when their local store turns on the neon “Hot Now” sign. It’s an apt metaphor for a brand that seemed to have gone stale.
Hooters, the chicken-wing chain known for waitresses in tight shirts and orange shorts, wants to make it easier for guys to drop by. That means paying a little more attention to their wives and girlfriends.