Best practices for improving recruitment, retention and training


Who should clean the restaurant restrooms?

Advice Guy: In an ideal scenario, a dedicated staff cleaning person or contractor, who doesn’t handle food, would take care of restroom cleaning.


Las Vegas F&B workers vote to strike

Members of the Culinary and Bartenders Unions gave their leaders a green light for a walkout if negotiations continue to stagnate.

The law, a compromise between restaurant and labor groups, will pave the way for a $20 minimum wage for 557,000 fast-food workers in the state on April 1, followed by annual wage hikes.

Squeezed between two bad possibilities, the industry negotiated what proponents say is an acceptable middle-ground compromise.

Employers will need to be more active—and careful—under the new protocol that went into effect last month.

The suit alleges that the woman was routinely mocked for her appearance and accent, and that the company failed to stop it when the woman complained.

The perk for new parents came from Women at Dine, one of the company’s staff resource groups. “The idea made great sense,” said new Chief People Officer Sarah Cannon-Foster.

After local industry advocates dropped their opposition, a bill to phase out the employer payroll concession is being described as a done deal.

Federal enforcement officials say the Hammock did not meet the requirements set out in a new law called the PUMP Act.

Limited-service restaurants may have avoided an existential threat, but a $20 per hour minimum is expected to have a profound impact on wage rates across all segments and up the salary ladder.

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