Best practices for improving recruitment, retention and training


Chipotle will award crew bonuses of up to a month’s pay

The bonus package is targeted at part-time employees and comes amid persistent labor shortages.


3 ways to create a work environment that retains employees

Restaurant employees are difficult to find, and even more difficult to retain, in today’s environment of low unemployment and a growing economy.

The National Restaurant Association has taken on expanded leadership roles in the Emma Coalition to help prepare for changes brought by emerging technologies.

Employees of 12 Little Big Burger units will cast their ballots in July—at the request of their employer.

Think beyond the basic channels: Alternate sources of labor could prove a boon for operators.

The issue presents a contradiction: Operators want to reward workers based on merit; workers want to be paid for putting their time in, Advice Guy says.

Little Big Burger wants employees of all its Oregon stores to decide right away if they want union representation, and labor forces aren’t happy about it.

The ACF is adding online instruction to counter geographic challenges to apprenticing. The move promises to draw more aspiring back-of-house professionals.

As a back-of-house food and labor operations platform provider for more than 150 restaurant brands and 30,000 locations around the world, CrunchTime! Information Systems speaks with operators about th...

It’s joining the parade of states that want restaurants and other employers to pay managers extra for working more than 40 hours per week.