Restaurateurs speak out against NLRB ruling

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The National Labor Relations Board made it easier on Thursday for restaurant workers to unionize, and many restaurateurs are already worried about what the ruling means for their businesses.

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6 ways to make your restaurant more sustainable without cutting profits

Follow these six tips that relate to promotions planning and execution to make your restaurant more sustainable in the current industry climate.

What do the Department of Labor's proposed changes mean for restaurants?

While the U.S. Department of Labor proposed regulations contain a number of significant changes, of most concern to restaurants is the proposal that the minimum salary for an employee to qualify for most overtime exemptions would increase from $455 to $970 per week.

A winning recipe — 4 tips to reduce liability in restaurants

To reduce the risk of liability lawsuits, restaurants should adhere to four strategies — attention, prevention, cooperation and mitigation.

Saving energy with employee engagement: Strategies for restaurants

What’s the secret to successful execution of a restaurant energy strategy? Two words: Employee engagement.

Receiving 101: Control and Safety

Whoever is in charge of receiving should follow a standard set of rules in order to maintain the safety of food and ensure you protect your bottom line.

Creating franchise-friendly supply chains

A well-managed supply chain accomplishes three vital goals that are critical to a franchisee’s operations and bottom line:

3 ways restaurants can use automation to drive business value

Exactly how is IT automation helping restaurants?

Baltimore restaurants calling for peace

As clean-up efforts continue after the riots in Baltimore, several area restaurants are providing free food and coffee for firefighters, police, the Maryland National Guard, paramedics and EMTs. They are also urging the city’s residents to support solidarity and peace through using the social media hashtags, #peace, #solidarity and #support.

Millennial workforce driving digital workforce management solutions

Managing your restaurant digitally has plenty of advantages and with the rapidly changing workforce, it may even soon be necessary.

​Why manufacturers offer rebates and not net pricing

In a corporate situation, there are pros and cons for both the buyer and the manufacturer to use the rebate system.

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NRA: NLRB’s ruling upends 'joint-employer standard'

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ruling in the Browning-Ferris Industries case has broad implications across several industries, including restaurants, according to the NRA.

Tully's Coffee launches iPad POS

Tully's Coffee has a new iPad POS.

Texas Chick-fil-A owner paid employees' salaries during remodeling

Jeff Glover, operator of an Austin-area Chick-fil-A, continued to pay his 50 employees, including giving them a $1 per hour raise, during the store's remodel.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen enjoys healthy sales, revenue growth

Company attributes menu changes, marketing and leadership as prime reasons for robust earnings.

Burger King kicks off home delivery in India

Want a Whopper delivered directly to your door? Burger King in India can do that thanks to a new home delivery service.

New York restaurants file objections to $15 minimum wage

Quick serve franchise owners in New York, in a prelude to a possible lawsuit, have filed objections to a proposal to raise the minimum wage of their workers to $15 an hour, according to the Associated Press.

Zenput plugs in new task-management features to drive consistent store experience

Streamlined project management features promise to save time and money.

McDonald's trimming its waistline

McDonald's will close more stores than open new ones this year.

Jamba Juice launches mobile 'order ahead' app

Jamba Juice has improved convenience for consumers who can't wait for their next juice or smoothie.

Bright White Paper releases 'easy, safe' sign-hanging solution

Menus, hours and other important restaurant information can now be safely stored in magnetic-lined frames, according to Bright White Paper Company.

NRA announces alignment with Zip Schedules

Zip Schedules provides a stream-lined system for operators and managers to create clear, manageable employee schedules.

NRA: Restaurants serving opportunity for America’s youth

As summer winds down and students head back to school, the NRA is highlighting the restaurant industry’s role in providing job opportunities to millions of young people.

Long John Silver’s franchisee cuts drive-thru time with wireless audio system

Corbin Restaurants, a Long John's Service franchisee in Lexington, Kentucky, has deployed the Panasonic Attune II Wireless Audio System to improve customer service, order accuracy and speed of service.

Jack in the Box, Qdoba report strong Q3

Jack in the Box and Qdoba reported a strong Q3.

Compass Group adopts Five Freedoms for animal welfare

Compass Group joins Wal-Mart and General Mills in embracing Five Freedom’s procurement practices.

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