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Best practices for improving recruitment, retention and training


Improving the work environment can help ease labor pressures

By creating a safer way for employees to perform tasks, operators can reduce the risk of injury and improve worker satisfaction, creating a more attractive work environment.


What are the best foodservice places to work?

A new ranking shows innkeepers may have a better perception within the workforce than most restaurant operations do.

Proposals under consideration would require proof of a just cause, as well as remedial action beforehand. Employers would also have to meet certain requirements to cut hours and lay off staff. And its proponents leave no doubt that they expect the measures to catch on across the country.

So what if they can’t keep a restaurant open under the very conditions they’re demanding?

Salaried restaurant employees would not be exempt starting next year unless they earn more than $40,460.

Determining which items generate the most profit yields insights that can help you tweak recipes, pricing and overall menu composition.

The state’s attorney general’s office uncovered more than 13,000 child labor violations at the fast-casual chain’s 50 locations over the past several years.

As of 2021, salaried employees earning less than $45,500 will be entitled to time and a half for hours exceeding 12 per day or 40 per week.

Its new rule spells out when a restaurant franchisor is liable for the compensation and scheduling practices of its franchisees, eliminating much of the uncertainty that fostered legal actions.

The company plans to test a $100,000 salary for general managers in select markets as the labor crunch worsens.

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