Ways to Mitigate Pressure from New Labor Policies

September 1, 2016

New ways to keep rising minimum wage policies and new overtime rules from hurting your budget

Changes to the federal overtime rule and widespread minimum wage hikes in many states across America are adding new challenges for restaurant owners already facing a myriad of competitive pressures.

While many restaurants have been able to adapt to consumer preferences for more transparency, sustainable ingredients, and organic, healthy menu options, restaurant traffic counts have been steadily declining in 2016.

One of the many factors impacting restaurant performance is increased competition from grocery and convenient stores. Walgreens, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s are just