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By focusing on several key areas, operators can cut labor costs and boost profitability in the face of changing market forces.

Larger world events turned restaurateurs' heads this week. Here are the reactions that spun observers' noggins.

An annual employee engagement survey might not be enough in this competitive labor market. Some restaurants are finding ways to check in with staff on a monthly, weekly or even daily basis.

And what you can steal from their lesson plans.

A federal judge in Texas has struck down an Obama administration rule that would have raised the salary threshold at which restaurants would have to pay overtime.

With employee turnover at an all-time high, some restaurants are tugging at workers’ heart strings—making it harder for them to say goodbye.

Check out four operators that are sketching out professional pathways for employees.

See how operators are filling the staffing holes left behind by young workers returning to school.

They’re dynamic and elusive, they’re transforming the workplace, and they might be harder to get than ever. Here, four key employee types—and how to win them over.

Together with research firm TDn2K, Restaurant Business reports how a tight labor market, changing consumer habits and regulation are shaping how restaurants pay employees.