human resources

Top 100 Independents

What's keeping indies up at night

Wages and workforce quality are the two most prevalent worries among the Top 100 operators. Here’s how they’re coping.


National Restaurant Association adds health insurance options for small operators

More than 120 plans are available for companies with as few as two employees.

John Costello, a driving force behind Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins’ marketing campaigns, will transition to a strategy role before retiring in 2016.

Unemployment rates and high turnover are hammering the industry. Here’s what restaurants can do to cope, according to analysis of new research.

An employment lawyer’s forecasts what’s next for overtime and joint employer.

The KFC Foundation is making its MyChange personal finance program available to the chain’s employees.

In a tight labor market, the gig economy is adding a new wrinkle to the industry’s labor challenges.

The state House approved a bill that would set a wage of $4 an hour for tipped employees, with the rest of the minimum wage presumed to come from gratuities.

Offering work-life balance is a major selling point in this insomnia-inducing labor climate. But delivering on that promise is a tall order. Here are a few ways operators are making flexible schedules business as usual.

Don’t let employees leave without doing these three things.

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