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Darden CEO: Restaurants face a 'war for talent'

Gene Lee says company’s scale gives Olive Garden parent advantages in labor battle

Finding, hiring, training and retaining restaurant workers are growing into the restaurant industry’s biggest growth hurdles, according to the CEO of casual-dining behemoth Darden Restaurants Inc., and he says his company’s size gives it a considerable advantage.

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