Tag Archives: restaurant hiring

The Affordable Care Act and Restaurant Employment


ObamaCare (PPACA) and the higher minimum wages have had a substantial impact on both our industry (Food Service) and that of many ‘labor-heavy’ organizations across the US.

The Press is trying to tell us differently:

FACT: While we have seen a drop in full-time labor in favor of part-time labor under the Affordable Care Act, as of August 2015 we had also seen 58 consecutive months of net job growth since October of 2010 – According to the Department of Labor… Read on here: IMPACT OF OBAMA CARE AND HIGHER MINIMUM WAGE REQUIREMENTS ON EMPLOYMENT

What to Look for When Hiring Hourly Employees

Now hiring

In recent days, Chipotle has been very public about their mission to hire as many as 4,000 new employees in just one day. This massive hiring frenzy, while unrealistic for most restaurants, is a good reminder that operators must stick to best practices when it comes to the hiring process, particularly in the interview. Read on here: 5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN HIRING HOURLY EMPLOYEES
Burger King hiring photo credit: Mike Mozart CC by 2.0

Dealing with the I-9 Form

You may have heard about a problem with pre-populating Section 1 of the Form I-9 — ignore it!

There seems to be some confusion among our esteemed policy-making agencies about the issue of whether it is legal or not legal to pre-populate Section 1 of the Form I-9:

read on: restaurant HR news: handling the I-9 form