Stress about finances takes toll on limited-service workers

And offering a retirement savings plan can significantly reduce turnover, according to other data.


Labor groups nominate 3 to the Starbucks board

The Strategic Organizing Center, a coalition of labor groups, is targeting the coffee giant’s board, arguing that the company’s fight against unions hurts the brand.

But in a vote of confidence, existing investor Remus Capital pumped $7 million into the voicebot supplier.

The department has filed a court action against a Minnesota town for requiring an employee to pay for proof of sobriety.

The National Labor Relations Board has announced that it will hold off on enforcement of the controversial standard until Feb. 26.

Starbucks Workers United said it will push that demand with a job action during Red Cup Day, one of the coffee chain's major traffic boosters.

Forty-unit Plaza Azteca acknowledged that it underpaid back-of-house staffers.

A coalition of trade groups intends to ask for an injunction blocking adoption before Dec. 26, when the redefinition is scheduled to take force.

A Deeper Dive: Brian Miller, CEO of management consulting firm Patrice & Associates, joins the podcast to talk labor in the hospitality industry and how to keep good workers.

Midway through 3Q earnings, it appears wage inflation is still a challenge, but restaurants are fully staffed, turnover is low and efforts to optimize efficiency are paying off.

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