IRVINE, California, October 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
ShiftPixy, Inc. (NASDAQ: PIXY), a next-gen technology platform for workforce engagement and management, today announced that the company will host an executive breakout session at the upcoming Fast Casual Executive Summit 2017 in Nashville, October 22-24. The panel discussion, moderated by ShiftPixy's Co-Founder and CEO Scott Absher, will dive into the art of finding, training and retaining talent in the restaurant industry.
The session, entitled "Creating the Ultimate Workforce," is being held at the Omni Nashville Hotel, on Monday, October 23rd, at 11:00 a.m. CT. Absher will be joined for the session by Steve Erickson, President of PDQ Restaurants; Frank Klein, Founder and CEO of Asian Box; David Littlefield, Director of Hospitality and Training, Billy Sims BBQ; and Andrei Stern, Partner and CFO of SuViche.
"ShiftPixy now counts among its new clients some of the largest brands in fast food and fast casual. More and more of the largest brand operators are learning about the ShiftPixy approach and are coming aboard," said Absher. "We love being able to introduce ShiftPixy at venues like this, speaking to brand leaders and multi-unit fast casual operators about our innovative solution for meeting the changes and challenges they are facing with the modern workforce."
In its 12th year, the Fast Casual Executive Summit is an exclusive annual event reserved for top-level restaurant leaders and innovators. The event's interactive sessions delve deep into topics that are on the minds of restaurant leaders today, and the Summit's format allows the collective wisdom "in the room" to be distilled into concrete, actionable ideas that attendees can take home.
ShiftPixy is a disruptive human capital management (HCM) services provider, revolutionizing employment in the Gig Economy by delivering a next-gen platform for workforce management that helps shift-based employers navigate regulatory mandates, minimize administrative burdens, and connects them with a ready-for-hire workforce. With expertise rooted in management's nearly 25 years of workers' compensation and compliance programs, ShiftPixy adds a needed layer for addressing compliance and continued demands for equitable employment practices in the growing Gig Economy. ShiftPixy's complete HCM ecosystem manages regulatory requirements and compliance in such required areas as paid time off (PTO) laws, insurance and workers' compensation, minimum wage increases, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance.
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