Food-waste Bin Mandate Coming to California Restaurants

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Limited-service operators will be required to collect post-consumer organic waste in 2020 California’s limited-service restaurants next year will be required to offer customers a separate recycling bin to toss organic waste under a new law signed by the governor earlier this month. Restaurants across the state that generate more than four cubic yards per week of solid waste or eight … Read More

Canceling Shifts on Short Notice May to Reporting Time Pay

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How much notice must I give my employees that I’m canceling a shift in order to avoid paying reporting time? Anytime an employee reports to work but is given less than half of the employee’s regular shift, the employer owes that employee reporting time pay. The reporting time payment is equal to half of the scheduled or regular shift, no … Read More

City of San Diego Minimum Wage Program

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Effective January 1, 2020, the City’s minimum wage will increase to $13.00 per hour. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The City of San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance allows employees to use their sick leave for safe time, which includes taking time away from work due to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. The Ordinance … Read More

The Value of a BMI Music Performance License

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Smart businesses know that music makes all the difference when it comes to keeping your customers happy and coming back for more. But using music in your business is more complicated that just turning on your radio. Curious about how to begin? Watch this video to learn how a BMI Music Performance License can enhance your business. FOLLOW US: Instagram: … Read More

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Restaurant Count in 2016 Drops Most Since Recession

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Restaurant Count in 2016 Drops Most Since Recession by Don Sniegowski The number of restaurants in the United States has fallen to its lowest level in ten years, according to a count of commercial restaurant locations compiled each spring and fall by a major foodservice researcher. Restaurant locations fell in 2016 by two percent, according to The NPD Group. Restaurant … Read More

Restaurant Pressure Points: Focus on Labor

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Restaurant  Pressure Points: Focus on Labor There are several large restaurant pressure points right now: That restaurants aren’t getting their fair share of the pretty healthy economy and employment/spending base is one, too many restaurants is another and that labor market conditions are difficult is a third. Every restaurant chain is noting the multiple problems with labor conditions, such as … Read More