TITLE

Viewpoint: Much Ado About Labor

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the labor problems in food service in the United States. Approaches in solving the labor problem; Opinion on labor by food service directors; Ways in seeking outside assistance to improve the labor situation.
ACCESSION #
2558550

 

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