Wearing a uniform is sometimes an important aspect of an employee’s job. It identifies them as being a member of your service team, and it helps to promote your restaurant’s brand and enhance your reputation. Who is responsible for the cost of purchasing a uniform, and what are the requirements in terms of paying for them?
If you’ve just hired a new employee, here’s something to consider: He or she doesn’t become a sanctioned employee in the eyes of the federal government, New York City or the State of New York until he or she gives you a completed I-9 form.
If you’re running a business it can sometimes seem like you’ve got a revolving door at the entrance. People come and people go at all hours, and it’s virtually impossible to keep track of who’s arriving and who’s leaving, and for how long they’ve been gone. Monitoring the comings and goings of your staff could translate to a full-time job in itself!
When you have employees who sometimes work longer than a regular eight-hour shift – a shift of at least 10 hours – employers are required to pay them for an extra hour. This is known as the ‘spread of hours’ pay rule. It can get a bit confusing, so here are the basics you need to know.
Every new tax season brings with it a few surprises — some welcome, and some, well, just plain confusing. This year ushers in some sweeping changes to the tax code, chief among them something all employees can feel good about: the likelihood of seeing more money in their paychecks!
Running a successful restaurant is a lot like putting on a huge Broadway production – every single day! The stage, the props, the players, the lights and music; there are a million details. In your case, there’s the food and drink, hosts and hostesses, the servers and the kitchen crew. And you never know how many patrons will show up. That’s why when it comes to employee payroll, you don’t need any more surprises.