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05/23/2017 - Midnight Reads – The Share of Foreign-Born Workers in the U.S. Labor Force Reaches a New High

The Share of Foreign-Born Workers in the U.S. Labor Force Reaches a New High

– The Wall Street Journal

The share of foreign-born workers in the U.S. climbed to a record last year, as workers continue to flock to an attractive U.S. labor market and younger immigrants join the labor force. In 2016, there were 27 million foreign-born people in the U.S. labor force, accounting for 16.9% of the total. The share was 10.8% in 1996, according to Labor Department data tracking back two decades.

 

No Tip For You: Restaurants Move Toward Hospitality-Included Menus

– The Guardian 

As the industry tries to make pay more fair, efforts to end the tipping habit have been complicated by the impending raises in minimum wage in many states. The Guardian explores a restaurant group that has decided to fade out tipping and how the new practice has impacted workers and costs.

 

What Gen Z Restaurant Consumers Want

– Nations Restaurant News 

Early research on Gen Z consumers indicates that they want good value and quality from restaurants, like the food found in fast casual. They also want inviting service and a welcoming ambience that makes them feel valued. Finally, they demand cleanliness and the highest standards of food safety.

 

Reducing Food Waste Isn’t Just Good for The Planet. It’s Good for Business.

– Fast Company

For every $1 spent on reducing food waste, companies save $14. To help curb the billions of tons of food discarded across the globe each year, here’s the business case.