ICE Expands Chipotle Hiring Practices Probe

Nation’s Restaurant News reports that Federal investigators visited as many as 30 Chipotle locations across the country this week in an ongoing criminal investigation into the fast-casual chain’s hiring practices.

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Simplify Hiring and Increase Retention with Diversified Solutions

Finding dependable, trustworthy and customer service-minded employees is a considerable and constant challenge for franchise owners. And, once you have such people on staff, there’s the matter of holding on to them. Enter Diversified Solutions, a new DDIFO Sponsor specializing in employee recruitment and retention, and offering discounted services to DDIFO members.

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Employee Benefits Can Keep You Union Free

In an unstable market, it is critical for organizations to leverage their resources to ensure that the business remains viable and successful. An often overlooked resource that can increase employee satisfaction and help build a positive brand image in the marketplace is employee benefits. The key to leveraging employee benefits is a well-developed benefits communication strategy.

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The Golden Rule of Profitability

Kent Bernhard, Jr. writes at Portfolio.com that a new study by Harvard finds that treating the people at the lowest rung of the corporate ladder right isn’t just a nice thing to do. It improves the bottom line.

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Protect Your Business with Union-Proofing Practices

The U.S. has a long and complex history with labor unions. While union membership peaked at 35.5 percent of the private sector workforce nationally in 1945, as of last year, that figure stood at fewer than eight percent. That doesn’t mean, however, that the threat of union organizing is gone. DDIFO Members Read More:

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Good Employees Work Toward their Strengths

Maureen Moriarty writes in the Puget Sound Business Journal that wise companies and bosses understand the importance of aligning worker roles to their strengths. If you are interested in increasing performance, morale and employee satisfaction, helping an employee discover, see and then play to his or her “strengths” is critical.

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