H.R. & Training http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44100/more en McDonald’s CEO defends employee pay increase http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-ceo-defends-employee-pay-increase <div class="field-deck"> Thousands of labor activists protest outside company headquarters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thousands of labor activists protest outside company headquarters</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-ceo-defends-employee-pay-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-ceo-defends-employee-pay-increase#comments H.R. & Training Latest Headlines Quick Service McDonald's Thu, 21 May 2015 18:44:00 +0000 134471 at http://nrn.com LA operators mixed in response to proposed wage increase http://nrn.com/hr-training/la-operators-mixed-response-proposed-wage-increase <div class="field-deck"> City Council committee votes to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour </div> <div class="node-body article-body">City Council committee votes to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/la-operators-mixed-response-proposed-wage-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/la-operators-mixed-response-proposed-wage-increase#comments H.R. & Training Government Latest Headlines Wed, 20 May 2015 20:50:00 +0000 134421 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Restaurants need to improve labor productivity http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-need-improve-labor-productivity <div class="node-body blog-body">Labor costs and employee recruitment are growing problems in the restaurant industry. The answer? Higher productivity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-need-improve-labor-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/restaurants-need-improve-labor-productivity#comments H.R. & Training Corporate News Reporter&#039;s Notebook Tue, 19 May 2015 15:29:00 +0000 134311 at http://nrn.com NRA Show keynote: Restaurants offer bridge to American dream http://nrn.com/nra-show/arianna-huffington-discusses-american-dream-danger <div class="field-deck"> With many Americans struggling to get by, industry puts dream within reach </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With many Americans struggling to get by, industry puts dream within reach</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nra-show/arianna-huffington-discusses-american-dream-danger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nra-show/arianna-huffington-discusses-american-dream-danger#comments Finance H.R. & Training NRA Show Sun, 17 May 2015 22:47:00 +0000 134171 at http://nrn.com <p>Arianna Huffington, president, chairman and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Media Group</p> Steph Grant How one Burger King franchisee got employees to upsell http://nrn.com/blog/how-one-burger-king-franchisee-got-employees-upsell <div class="node-body blog-body">How did one Burger King franchisee reverse sales and traffic declines? He started giving his workers bonuses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/reporters-notebook">Reporter&#039;s Notebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/how-one-burger-king-franchisee-got-employees-upsell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/how-one-burger-king-franchisee-got-employees-upsell#comments H.R. & Training Same-store sales Reporter&#039;s Notebook Sat, 16 May 2015 21:39:00 +0000 134121 at http://nrn.com Calif. State Assembly approves legislation to protect franchisees http://nrn.com/government/calif-state-assembly-approves-legislation-protect-franchisees <div class="field-deck"> “Franchise Bill of Rights” would prevent franchisors from terminating contracts without good reason </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Franchise Bill of Rights” would prevent franchisors from terminating contracts without good reason</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/calif-state-assembly-approves-legislation-protect-franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/calif-state-assembly-approves-legislation-protect-franchisees#comments Franchising H.R. & Training Government Latest Headlines Fri, 15 May 2015 14:38:00 +0000 134001 at http://nrn.com <p>California Capitol Building</p> Thinkstock Darden lays off 30 employees http://nrn.com/hr-training/darden-lays-30-employees <div class="field-deck"> Company continues effort to reduce general and administrative expenses </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company continues effort to reduce general and administrative expenses</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/darden-lays-30-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/darden-lays-30-employees#comments Casual Dining H.R. & Training Latest Headlines Mon, 11 May 2015 21:11:00 +0000 133451 at http://nrn.com Sustainable scheduling issues may hit restaurant industry http://nrn.com/hr-training/sustainable-scheduling-spills-over-restaurant-industry <div class="field-deck"> “Fair work week” efforts a problem for retail, soon a problem for restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Fair work week” efforts a problem for retail, soon a problem for restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/sustainable-scheduling-spills-over-restaurant-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/sustainable-scheduling-spills-over-restaurant-industry#comments H.R. & Training Government Opinions Mon, 11 May 2015 15:43:00 +0000 133331 at http://nrn.com People Report: Staffing continues to pressure restaurant operators http://nrn.com/hr-training/people-report-staffing-continues-pressure-restaurant-operators <div class="field-deck"> Workforce Index rises slightly in second quarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Workforce Index rises slightly in second quarter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/people-report-staffing-continues-pressure-restaurant-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/people-report-staffing-continues-pressure-restaurant-operators#comments H.R. & Training Latest Headlines People Report Thu, 07 May 2015 19:32:00 +0000 133151 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Some restaurateurs push for minimum wage hikes http://nrn.com/government/some-restaurateurs-push-minimum-wage-hikes <div class="node-body article-body">With a new fight looming in Congress, a few business owners are advocating for higher wages</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/some-restaurateurs-push-minimum-wage-hikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/some-restaurateurs-push-minimum-wage-hikes#comments H.R. & Training Corporate News Government Latest Headlines Fri, 01 May 2015 19:02:00 +0000 132581 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock