Pa. sets new overtime rules

Restaurant managers would need to earn 28% more than the new federal threshold to be ineligible for time-and-a-half pay.


Holiday hiring outlook holds good and bad news for restaurants

Sixty-six percent of the industry’s prime labor pool intends to hunt for seasonal work. But where will they look?

Restaurant prices are up 11% since 2015 and 3.2% over the past year, making up much of the industry’s growth, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

But restaurant industry hiring continued to slow down in September.

The NRAEF has won a grant to set up an on-the-job learning program, its second apprenticeship initiative.

Mocking someone for an accent or lack of proficiency in English, or even using the term “illegal alien,” is now illegal.

Prospective employees can initiate a job application in the U.S. and several other countries through Google Assistant or Amazon Echo devices.

Operators have clearly slowed hiring in recent months after years of breakneck growth, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The company and its franchisees are introducing a program that focuses on improving the work environment at its U.S. locations.

Washington’s attorney general said the deal marks the 67th time a franchisor has agreed to drop a prohibition against intra-chain hiring.

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