People Report Study Shows Turnover Among Hourly Workers Is On The Rise

DALLAS —Average turnover among hourly restaurant workers rose in 2006, according to an annual survey by People Report, a human resources research firm based here.

The 2006 Survey of Unit Level Employment Practices found that hourly turnover increased by 4 percent on average to 114 percent among the more than 70 restaurant chains polled. The companies represent a workforce of 489,000 employees and more than 39,000 managers. —Average turnover among hourly restaurant workers rose in 2006, according to an annual survey by People Report, a human resources research firm based here.

Among the study’s other findings was that the number of minorities in executive and unit-level management positions increased by 3 percent last year. Internet recruiting remained the fasting-growing source for job candidates, with a 6-percent spike in use for 2006, People Report said. —Average turnover among hourly restaurant workers rose in 2006, according to an annual survey by People Report, a human resources research firm based here.