January 2012

Published Sunday, January 1, 2012

  Employee Retention: What Matters Most in Retaining Workers

With the unemployment rate at 8.6 percent, leaving 13.9 million unemployed Americans nationwide looking for work, the 12.8 million-worker restaurant industry shouldn’t seem to have difficulty filling positions ...

Top Menu Trends for 2012: What’s Hot, What’s Not?

The National Restaurant Association's annual survey of American Culinary Federation chefs, conducted from October–November 2011, revealed the top menu trends for 2012—one of the industry’s leading culinary forecasts ... 

 Boomer Women Hold the Reins

In some cases, "the more things change, the more they stay the same" is a true adage—especially with regard to the latest generation of Boomer moms and their now adult children ... 

Fighting Fraud

Tough economic times can bring out the best and the worst in people. While everyone would like to believe that all employees act ethically and responsibly all of the time, fraud does happen. Clubs should take a closer look at their fraud insurance and take proactive steps to reduce their risks ...

Laws & Regs

The House Votes to Stop the NLRB “Quickie Election” Rule while the NLRB Votes to Pass It; H-2B Wage Rule Rejected by Congress; States Increase Minimum Wage in 2012

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