Innovative Tech Platforms foh&boh and Slice Announce Partnership to Support Restaurants in Labor Shortage

January 18, 2022 foh&boh

Online platforms foh&boh, a robust and innovative hiring platform, and Slice, the platform powering the nation’s largest network of independent pizzerias announced today a partnership to assist restaurants who might be struggling to find staff in the midst of the historic labor shortage. The significant partnership allows 17,000 Slice pizzerias across the country to utilize the online recruiting platform to post and fill open positions.

Equitable Food Initiative Maximizes Opportunities to Reach New Audiences in Every Growing Region

January 11, 2022 Equitable Food Initiative

Equitable Food Initiative, the certification and skill-building organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer advocacy groups, continues to provide tools and resources for agricultural workforce development. EFI will now bring a new focus on the Midwest fresh fruit and vegetable industry, based on market research and the latest industry trends.

FPAA Celebrates the Fresh Produce Industry Essential Workers

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) hosted a breakfast event on December 15th, 2021 to honor the industry’s essential workers as part of 2021 Member of the Year celebration. This fall, the FPAA announced the Essential Worker as the 2021 Member of the Year recipient. The Essential Worker represents all those who contributed to the success of a secure food supply during the last year. From warehouse workers to administrative staff, the award was dedicated to all the employees of FPAA member companies.

Workforce Recruitment Trends & Best Practices in U.S. Commercial Baking

December 7, 2021 American Bakers Association

In October 2021, Cypress Research conducted a member-based study on behalf of the American Bakers Association and the American Society of Baking to assess challenges and best practices in workforce recruitment. Research focused on the following positions in the U.S. commercial baking industry: hourly skilled and unskilled production and transportation. 2016 data comparisons are sourced from ABA and ASB’s 2016 Workforce Gap in U.S. Commercial Baking study.

Associated Wholesale Grocers Adds TimeForge Labor Management to its Partner Ecosystem

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) announced today that it has established a preferred partnership with TimeForge, a data-driven labor management software suite serving the retail grocery industry.