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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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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.