As protests around police brutality continue, food service workers are taking action

For some restaurants, giving free food and expedited service to police has long been framed a way to thank them—while also representing an underlying quid pro quo. That preferential treatment may be winding down, though, Eater reports. Police brutality has been an issue for decades but as demonstrations continue, it is no surprise that food service workers are also taking action. Minority workers disproportionately make up the retail workforce and many are speaking out against even serving identifiable police officers, never mind giving them a free coffee.

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