EWEA: A Promising Approach to Help Restaurants Recruit and Retain Employees

Apr 21, 2022 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Duration: 1 hour


More people and workforce opportunities are critical to supporting the restaurant industry's economic growth. But the labor shortage has put a strain on restaurants’ abilities to recruit and retain workers. Legislation has been introduced in Congress that, if passed, would expand the country’s workforce specifically in occupations that provide growth opportunities and career paths without a college degree. Learn how restaurants would benefit from the Essential Workers for Economic Advancement (EWEA) Act, how the proposed EWEA program would work, the status of workforce expansion legislation in Congress, and more.