Rising minimum wages. More overtime pay. Affordable Care Act. Intensifying competition for labor. All of these issues threaten to increase costs and reduce profits for restaurant chains. Restaurant operators are increasingly mentioning labor issues when discussing their top challenges.

Nation's Restaurant News' Senior Finance Editor Jonathan Maze on March 31 led a discussion on these topics and how restaurant companies can navigate these challenges in the future.

Representatives of TDn2K, producer of the People Report Workforce Index and other restaurant industry reports, participated along with Julie Juvera, vice president of people and field operations for California Pizza Kitchen.

Click below or go to bit.ly/1pNt9Q3 to see the full chat.


Welcome to our discussion on the labor issues the restaurant industry is facing. NRN's senior finance editor, Jonathan...

Posted by Nation's Restaurant News on Thursday, 31 March 2016