Best practices for improving recruitment, retention and training


Chicago restaurants win mayor’s support for keeping a tip credit

But the wage-hike plan from Lori Lightfoot would raise the city’s minimum pay to $15 an hour by July 2021.


McDonald’s is hit with harassment suit in wake of Easterbrook firing

Labor advocates have amplified their accusations that the chain tolerates sexual mistreatment. They’re also calling again for the franchisor to be treated as a joint employer.

Are you ready for the changes in federal overtime pay rules?

Sensitivity training will be stepped up, and the chain will look at other remedies such as upgrading its applicant screening.

All employees will have access to mental healthcare, financial tools and more beginning next year.

More salaried restaurant managers and supervisors would be entitled to time and a half under rules either adopted or under consideration in nine states, with New Jersey and Michigan joining the list yesterday.

The pizza concept is testing “Lyft for Late Nights” rides on Friday and Saturday nights at select units.

Eight-unit Table 301 is trying rent subsidies in Greenville, S.C.

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

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

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