Topics: Labor

Ten Tips for Scheduling Staff at a Truckstop

Learn some helpful hints for scheduling at a truckstop and travel center. More

Truckstop Training: Customer Service Tips for Cashiers and Beyond

Cashiers are often the first people customers talk with at your truckstop and are the face of the company. Customer service is the most influential aspect in creating a loyal customer and is crucial in the cashier position. Not only are cashiers often the first point of contact for customers, they are also typically the last, so customer service must be outstanding. More

Reminder on the Importance of Proper Hiring Techniques

I thought this article on the recent charges against Target for allegedly using unfair hiring practices was a perfect post-show highlight as to why it is so important to follow proper hiring techniques. More

Obama Addresses Infrastructure, Energy and Minimum Wage in the State of the Union

In his State of the Union address, President Obama touched on several issues important to truckstop and travel plaza operators, including highway funding, alternative fuels and the minimum wage. More

Government Issues Proposed Rule on Healthcare Law's Employer Mandate

Less than one year remains before most businesses will be required to offer health benefits to their workers as part of President Obama's healthcare law, and the Department of Treasury and IRS have moved forward on implementing the law's employer mandate provision, publishing a 144-page proposed regulation that outlines employers' responsibilities and coverage requirements. The regulation details requirements for full-time, part-time and seasonal workers along with how the employer mandate penalty is calculated. More

Small Businesses Remain Concerned Over Health Care Law

Expert explore costs of the recently upheld the health care law. More

Judge Declines to Reconsider Union-Organizing Rule

The federal district judge who earlier this year struck down a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ambush elections rule, which would have accelerated the timeframe allowed for union elections, has denied the NLRB's request that he reconsider the decision citing the board's inability to expand and improve its argument. More

{Great Ideas} Four Steps to Maximize Gift Sales

Make the most of the gift sales category with these four steps. More

Ambush Election Rule Overturned

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia last week overturned the NLRB's ambush elections rule. More

Post Election Lame Duck Frenzy Expected

Bush tax rates, debt-ceiling negotiations and automatic budget cuts are expected to create a frenzied Congressional session after the Presidential election. More

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