H.R./Legal http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en California boosts pay for workers taking family medical leave http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/california-boosts-pay-workers-taking-family-medical-leave <div class="field-deck"> Employee-funded program goes into effect in 2018 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Employee-funded program goes into effect in 2018</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/california-boosts-pay-workers-taking-family-medical-leave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/california-boosts-pay-workers-taking-family-medical-leave#comments H.R./Legal Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:26:00 +0000 53421 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock Why pre-employment tests are crucial http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial <div class="node-body blog-body">Pre-employment tests have a variety of benefits for restaurant employers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/foodservice-work">Foodservice @ Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/why-pre-employment-tests-are-crucial#comments Blogs Management Tips H.R./Legal Foodservice @ Work Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:54:00 +0000 53271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Department of Labor stepping up enforcement efforts http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/department-labor-stepping-enforcement-efforts <div class="field-byline"> S. Libby Henninger </div> <div class="field-deck"> What should you do if the DOL comes knocking on your door? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should you do if the DOL comes knocking on your door?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/department-labor-stepping-enforcement-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/department-labor-stepping-enforcement-efforts#comments H.R./Legal Mon, 04 Apr 2016 20:25:00 +0000 53241 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>To be valid, tips can only be shared with other employees such as servers, bartenders, bar backs and bussers, who serve customers.</p> Thinkstock California lawmakers approve $15 minimum wage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/california-lawmakers-approve-15-minimum-wage <div class="field-deck"> New York lawmakers announce similar negotiated deal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New York lawmakers announce similar negotiated deal</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/california-lawmakers-approve-15-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/california-lawmakers-approve-15-minimum-wage#comments H.R./Legal Trends Finance Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:03:00 +0000 53161 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock It's official: California goes for $15 minimum wage http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/its-official-california-goes-15-minimum-wage <div class="field-deck"> Gov. Jerry Brown announces agreement between lawmakers, union leaders </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gov. Jerry Brown announces agreement between lawmakers, union leaders</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/its-official-california-goes-15-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/its-official-california-goes-15-minimum-wage#comments H.R./Legal Finance Mon, 28 Mar 2016 20:52:00 +0000 53051 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The California Capitol Building.</p> Thinkstock Note to millennials: At work, you aren’t the customer http://restaurant-hospitality.com/industry-experts/note-millennials-work-you-aren-t-customer <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Tulgan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Millennials need to modify their egocentric thinking to succeed in service jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/industry-experts/note-millennials-work-you-aren-t-customer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/industry-experts/note-millennials-work-you-aren-t-customer#comments Industry Experts H.R./Legal Tue, 08 Mar 2016 19:30:00 +0000 52401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Many Millennials have little or no experience on the vendor side of the marketplace transaction.</p> Thinkstock Café Momentum gives troubled youth a second chance http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/caf-momentum-gives-troubled-youth-second-chance <div class="field-byline"> Paris Wolfe </div> <div class="field-deck"> Internship program provides training and a head start on foodservice jobs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An internship program provides training and a head start on foodservice jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/caf-momentum-gives-troubled-youth-second-chance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/caf-momentum-gives-troubled-youth-second-chance#comments H.R./Legal Owner Interviews Community Service Mon, 07 Mar 2016 19:37:00 +0000 52321 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Adolph Martin, left,&nbsp;and Malik Runnels are two of Caf<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&eacute;</span>&nbsp;Momentum&#39;s nearly 200 interns.</p> Haynsworth Photography Cracking the labor code http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/cracking-labor-code <div class="field-byline"> David Farkas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With a shrinking pool of applicants, restaurants are scrambling to find and keep qualified help. What’s the solution?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/cracking-labor-code" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/cracking-labor-code#comments H.R./Legal Gated Mon, 07 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000 52391 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thomas Northcut/Thinkstock Measuring success and individual motivation in a post-tipping age http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/measuring-success-and-individual-motivation-post-tipping-age <div class="field-byline"> Mark Heymann </div> <div class="field-deck"> With more restaurants adopting no-tip policies, operators must find new barometers for gauging success. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New motivational approaches must go hand-in-hand with new ways to measure individual and team success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/measuring-success-and-individual-motivation-post-tipping-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/measuring-success-and-individual-motivation-post-tipping-age#comments H.R./Legal Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:36:00 +0000 52311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>How can you motivate servers if when they no longer rely on tips as incentives?</p> Red Lobster Is the L1B visa for specialty chefs dead? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/l1b-visa-specialty-chefs-dead-0 <div class="field-byline"> Becki Young </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fogo de Chao argues that a gaucho chef deserves a special visa earmarked for “key personnel.” The government disagrees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fogo de Chao argues that a gaucho chef deserves a special visa earmarked for “key personnel.” The government disagrees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/l1b-visa-specialty-chefs-dead-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/hrlegal/l1b-visa-specialty-chefs-dead-0#comments H.R./Legal Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:27:00 +0000 52151 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The Fogo de Chao case has ramifications for the larger restaurant industry.</p>