Make Your Internship a Win-Win! by: Sam Peregrine, Craila Nixon, Rosemary Rojas, and Matt Brunner The decision to start an internship program involves planning and thoughtful consideration. As employers are increasingly looking for employees with experience, why shouldn’t new hires gain that … [Read more...] about Make Your Internship a Win-Win!
What is Paid Family Medical Leave? Paid Family Medical Leave establishes a system for paid family and medical leave benefits for employees, independent contractors, and self-employed persons who work in the State of Massachusetts. Effective January 1st, 2021, employees can take up to twelve weeks … [Read more...] about Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave
Close your eyes and imagine the following scenario in your head: You’re listening to a news report regarding a high-speed chase on your local freeway. Who do you picture as the culprit of these offenses? Do you immediately assume they are a man or a woman? What is their race or ethnicity? What about … [Read more...] about Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
California Meal & Rest Break Law: How eStratEx Timekeeping Guides Compliance California has some of the most precise and stringent employment laws in the United States. Though this benefits the masses, it puts employers in the restaurant industry at risk of getting sued for violation of laws … [Read more...] about California Meal & Rest Break Law: How eStratEx Timekeeping Guides Compliance
Restaurant owners are constantly making costly decisions involving their business and employees. With the Department of Labor’s recent decision to abandon the 80/20 Rule, we thought it may be helpful to bring it back to basics and break down the pros and cons of employers taking a tip credit from … [Read more...] about Restaurant Basics: What is the Tip Credit?
While the front of house is the face of a restaurant, back of house (BOH) employees contribute to the restaurant’s heart and soul. Oftentimes, though, these employees are overlooked unless an issue arises. In a recruiting market that is hard pressed to find reliable and experienced BOH staff, we are … [Read more...] about How to Retain BOH (Back of the House) Restaurant Employees
For many individuals, life’s unexpected challenges can bring forth obstacles to finding quality jobs and making a living. Certain job seekers in particular, including veterans, residents of low-income areas, recipients of TANF aid and ex-felons, face difficulty securing gainful employment. … [Read more...] about Become a WOTC Wiz: How Your Restaurant can benefit from Work Opportunity Tax Credits
In today’s world within the restaurant industry, it’s important to have Workers Compensation Insurance. It’s state-regulated and in the restaurant industry, it protects both you and your employee - your employee for insurance that covers on the job injuries and you from on the fines and penalties … [Read more...] about What is Workers Compensation Insurance?