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Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo

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Leadership

What restaurateurs should be watching this holiday season

Take a break from worrying about sales and staffing to indulge in some entertainment. Here are some viewing options with particular appeal for operators.

Workforce

New union aims to boost restaurant workers' wages in the South

The organization will consist of employees from all service businesses, providing more clout. Membership will also be transferable across industries.

Representatives are asking the federal agency to treat guest programs differently in its attempt to better safeguard consumers' privacy.

Starbucks Workers Union announced its own Red Cup Day after alleging the company is misleading investors. The attempts to court customers and stockholders come as contract negotiations are underway.

Restaurants may have to update their recording processes if they deal in certain products, including seafood and cheese.

The retailer said 200 of its stores will add the service before the start of the holidays. It proved "very, very popular" in a Q2 test, an executive commented.

The labor group said it will distribute its version on Red Cup Day to patrons who support the chain's unionization. Guests might also be encouraged to sing along with strikers.

The proprietor of Chicago's That Jerk Spot is easing youngsters with legal issues into restaurant careers.

BRIX Holdings also raised Dawn Petite to president of Friendly's after a 40-year affiliation.

Jeremy Theisen joins the Twin Peaks and Fazoli's parent after two decades of expanding startups.

She will oversee HR and F&B innovation in addition to day-to-day ops at the parent of Ruby Slipper and Ruby Sunshine Café.

A group with a voice on how union pensions are invested is pressing six publicly owned restaurant giants to accept and work within the Fast Act's new process for setting fast-food wages.

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