Joe Kefauver

Joe
Kefauver
Managing Partner,
Parquet Public Affairs

Joe Kefauver is managing partner of Parquet Public Affairs, an issue management, communications, government relations and reputation assurance firm that specializes in service sector industries. For more information, go to www.ParquetPA.com.

Articles
Changes in scheduling practices could undermine franchise model 
"Fair Workweek Initiative" could be a beachhead to unionization of restaurant, retail industries
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Restaurants and the sharing economy 1
Uber and Airbnb paved the way for apps that could dramatically impact foodservice
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Piketty's 'Capital' could change policy playing field
A look at the best-selling book and how it could shape future economic debate
Image issues prompt rebranding at unions
Big Labor is calling attention to the positive in new television ads
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Restaurants can expect more lawsuits
Union-backed class-action suits can hurt reputations, spur costly changes
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U.S. grasp on business basics continues to wane 
Examining the growing influence of the social justice narrative
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Politics of inequality to challenge restaurants in 2014 
Joe Kefauver discusses how the national conversation on the income gap will impact restaurants.
Fast Food Forward protest in New York
Labor activists focusing on restaurant franchise model 
Joe Kefauver shares his thoughts on the latest tactics by unions and worker centers.
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Jobs to lose out in battle of Capitol Hill 
Policy expert Joe Kefauver shares his thoughts on the government shutdown
AMA adds weight to obesity argument 
Joe Kefauver examines the potential repercussions of the American Medical Association's classification of obesity as a disease
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Beware of labor's farm-to-fork attack 
Policy and communications expert Joe Kefauver offers his thoughts on recent unionization efforts
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‘Fair share’ bills to make health care reform hurt more 
Policy expert Joe Kefauver shares his thoughts on "fair share" health care bills
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Anti-business practices at the CDC 
Government relations expert Joe Kefauver shares his thoughts on recent initiatives undertaken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Sidestepping controversial issues can protect your brand 
Public affairs specialist Joe Kefauver shares his thoughts on staying political when faced with hot-button issues.
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