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Benefits 101: Simple ways to offer education assistance

Sit down with employees taking classes and explore flexible scheduling options.

McDonald's ruling holds franchisors accountable for franchise employee allegations

The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'

Teaching in-store and digital ordering to play nice

One of the leading brands is on its way to a digital ordering majority. Is your brand ready to handle the demand from outside your walls?

Back to the Basics takes a deep look at the restaurant industry workforce

'I truly believe that great things come from people getting together and collaborating,' Mike Tyler, CEO War Room.

6 steps to promote staff, customer allergen awareness

Have a disclaimer up in your restaurant that lets customers know the efforts made to accommodate diners with special dietary needs.

Why your employees are frustrated with you (and what you can do about it)

Restaurants that run a reactive culture operate hour to hour, putting everyone behind and causing frustration with employees and guests.

Navigating the new food codes: Part 1

Operators need to know the 8 major allergens and the best practices surrounding the use of separate containers and preparation methods designed to prevent cross-contact.

The perks of using cloud technology in your restaurant

Anthony Lye, chief product officer at Red Book Connect, also shares his thoughts on how the Millennial Generation will affect the workforce.

Reliable transportation: What does that mean for hourly workers?

If you’re located in a bike-friendly city, make sure to let seekers know and you may attract new faces.

5 steps to get more (raving) customer reviews

Seventy-nine percent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.

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Del Taco installing benefits software to manage Obamacare requirements

Del Taco has selected BenefitFocus' HR InTouch Marketplace cloud-based benefits software solution to support benefits administration and relative requirements from the Affordable Care Act. According to a news release, HR InTouch Marketplace will provide Del Taco with a single online...

San Diego City Council passes minimum wage hike

On Monday, the San Diego City Council approved an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by January 2017, according to a report from Reuters. It's not a done deal. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, who has threatened to veto the bill, has 10 business days to act.

QSR workers hold first convention to support minimum wage fight

More than 1,000 quick-service employees from around the country participated in the first-ever National Fast-Food Worker Convention last weekend. The convention was held in Chicago and included speakers such as Rep.

NAACP passes resolution in favor of $15 minimum wage

On Tuesday, the NAACP unanimously passed a resolution supporting a $15 minimum wage. Partial text of the resolution is below. WHEREAS, the promotion of economic justice for all is a cornerstone of the NAACP’s mission, and the organization has steadfastly...

AllergyEats conference planned for October in NYC

The 2014 AllergyEats Food Allergy Conference is set for Oct. 21 beginning at 8 a.m.

Restaurant recruiting firm launches regional development franchising program

Patrice & Associates, a nationwide recruiting firm specializing in the restaurant industry, has introduced a regional development franchising program. According to a news release, as part of the new program, regional developers will acquire the rights to develop 25 Patrice & Associates franchises within a specified territory.

Taco John’s creates systemwide competition for cleanest restaurant

Taco John’s has created the Silver Cup contest – a competition to find the cleanest Taco John’s restaurant in the U.S. "Our guests expect a clean dining experience. If they don’t find it at Taco John’s, they will look for...

Kronos outlines three trends transforming workforce management

Kronos Incorporated recently hosted an event with retail and hospitality executives, including those from Starbucks, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Forever 21 and more. According to a news release, attendees held discussions about trends – such as gamification, omni-channel, and global readiness...

Chicago Mayor pushes for $13 minimum wage

Earlier this week, a task force appointed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a recommendation that the city’s minimum wage be raised to $13 an hour by the year 2018. According to the Chicago Tribune, state lawmakers are expected to...

Restaurant industry adds 173K in first six months of 2014

Last week’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the national economy adding a net 288,000 jobs in June on a seasonally-adjusted basis. This marked the fifth consecutive month with gains of at least 200K. The positive report set off a ripple effect throughout the country, pushing the Dow Jones beyond 17,000 for the first time.

JobApp releases social recruitment platform

JobApp recently released a new Social-Mobile Recruiting Start-Up Program aimed at helping service industry employers recruit Millennials. According to JobApp, this release helps clients mine for "high potential" hourly workers using the following features: Dynamic Content Management System On-demand Campaign...

Wendy’s franchisee reports 60% reduction in turnover from BI solution

Ultimate Software, a cloud provider of people management solutions, announced today that Carlisle Corporation, a Wendy’s franchise with more than 4,800 employees, has experienced a significant decline in turnover rates since deploying the UltiPro solution in 2010. The solution measures...

Teriyaki Madness names Heather Winslett director of operations

Teriyaki Madness announced today the addition of Heather Winslett as the company’s director of operations. As the director of operations, Winslett will work with current franchisees to ensure growth, profitability, performance and adherance to brand standards, as well as oversee...

Lavu iPad POS adds scheduling tools for employees

Lavu Inc. has added new features to its mobile iPad POS software, including an Employee Portal that allows employees to view schedules online and trade shifts with other staff. Additionally, new RFID reader integration increases security and streamlines the clock...

KFC develops Google Glass training program

KFC has developed a training platform through Google Glass. According to a blog on parent company Yum! Brands' homepage, KFC wanted to condense its 80-page instruction manual into an interactive video.

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Staffing is critical to the success of any business, but especially in the restaurant industry with its high employee turnover rates. This research center offer insights for human resources managers to help hire, train and retain the best employees.