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The top workforce challenges in the restaurant industry

The stress of working in the pandemic and the tightness of the labor market has pushed many restaurant workers to take action in their stores rather than leave to seek higher pay. We explore the top reasons workers have left the industry and offerings major chains are using to encourage retention.

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  • White Castle brings cooking robot to 100 more restaurants
  • TGI Fridays offers general managers up to $2,500 in vacation reimbursements
  • The restaurant labor crisis won't end in 2022. But it's improving.
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.