Many restaurant operators believe a minimum wage increase is inevitable, and they are responding in a variety of ways.
Though not mandated to offer health care coverage to employees until 2016, restaurants with 50 or more full-time employees are still required to track data monthly throughout 2015.
Ebola has grabbed the headlines, but operators need to be prepared for more mundane risks, like influenza and norovirus.
Kevin Roberts is an expert in food safety research and training and focuses specifically on overcoming employee barriers to food safety implementation in the commercial foodservice setting.
Franchisors must clearly define their roles to exclude control over the terms and/or conditions of franchisee's employees.
Mobile tools help your team plan ahead, and when the schedule finds its way to mobile phones, you can kiss the 'I didn’t know' excuse goodbye.
People, products, markets, customers and processes are dynamic and must change in order to adapt and grow.
The US government has stepped up its immigration enforcement efforts in recent years, and all employers -- not just large ones, or ones that employ non-citizens -- are at risk of failing an audit.
Union activism, food costs, data breaches and minimum wage debates are just part of the 'external factors' facing restaurant operators.
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Without a thoughtful approach to user experience, staff training and enticing loyalty incentives, brand apps are doomed to failure.
More than 5,000 have submitted applications via Chipotle's recently-launched mobile application program.
Workers at Yank Sing restaurant were granted back pay for minimum wage, meal, rest period and other labor code violations.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Boston Market opened a new location at 2799 Rose Street on Ft. Meade in Maryland. A restaurant was also opened at Ft. Bliss in Texas in October.
QSR Automations Inc. announced today the release of DineTime Host in the United Kingdom. DineTime Host, free in the App Store, provides online reservations, wait list management, 2-way texting, a guest book, shift and station management and a variety of...
Through the partnership, ProStart students will be able to earn hours toward their industry-recognized ProStart National Certificate of Achievement through volunteer service with No Kid Hungry.
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt has announced partnerships with Mobivity, to power its mobile marketing program, and InMoment, to launch a new guest experience initiative. Mobivity Holdings Corp. provides proprietary smart receipt marketing solutions and patented mobile marketing technologies. Orange Leaf...
Food+Tech Connect and ShopKeep have teamed up to offer 25 full scholarships to The Power of Brand: Growing Your Restaurant boot camp, taught by former Union Square Hospitality Group CMO Felicia Stingone. "In today's increasingly competitive restaurant industry, I have...
Director of Human Resources David Peasall at FrankCrum, a professional employer organization, spoke out about why companies should prepare for the possibility of discrimination suits
Jamba Juice will be hosting a Jamba Hiring Day in the Chicago area on Oct. 24 to identify and recruit candidates for Jamba team member or store personnel positions.
In a letter to Starbucks partners in the US, COO Troy Alstead outlined a number of personnel policy updates and perks that will take effect over the next several months.
Revention Point of Sale Solutions has announced integration with HotSchedules, a provider of labor management technology solutions. Web-based scheduling, robust communications, and advanced sales forecasting are some of the benefits expected from the integration.
A new study by research group ADP Research Institute reveals a gap in confidence for midsized businesses when it comes to the US economy. The study found that while only 15 percent of midsized businesses are confident that the US...
Profitable delivery is the focus of a new software release this week from SpeedLine Solutions. "The drive is often the biggest variable in the profitability of restaurant delivery," Marketing Manager Jennifer Wiebe said in a news release. "Until now, it's...
The app is designed to boost low participation in workplace contests by making the correlation between improved performance and higher compensation visible.
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The restaurant owners say the surcharge isn't meant to make a political point, but is simply a way to cover the cost of healthcare for employees while negotiating razor-thin profit margins.