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Industry Index : Pubs and Bars

Industry Index : Pubs and Bars

Deputy Industry Index : COVID-19

The Deputy Industry Index tracks key industries of the hourly paid economy. The U.S. Industry Index updates daily at 5:00 pm PST.

To make reporting about the rapidly changing world of work easier for news media during this unprecedented time Deputy has made it simple for journalists and editors to quickly download the data and insights below. If you are looking for something more specific please reach out to our global media team, we are happy to assist.


Top insights about Pubs and Bars for June 8th, 2020

  1. The gap between shifts scheduled vs shifts worked has shifted to 19.9%. We saw this gap widen over the last several weeks, it's likely shrinking due to a combination of bars participating in to-go orders and/or re-opening of bars nationwide.
  2. Similar to shifts, we are also seeing the gap between hours scheduled vs worked at 19.7%. That said, the difference in number of hours scheduled decreased only slightly in comparison to the previous day. Furthermore, in comparison to the previous day, we are also seeing a large increase of hours worked (46.7%).
  3. Bars are starting to use the Newsfeed to communicate COVID-19 updates to their workers. Currently, COVID-19 makes up 4.9% of all communications happening on the platform.

Shifts Scheduled vs Shifts Worked

Shift scheduled is the shifts being planned by a manager for an employee for a given day. Shifts worked is the actual shifts being worked by an employee on a given day.

Shifts Scheduled vs Shifts Worked
Shifts Scheduled vs Shifts Worked

Date : June 8, 2020

The gap between shifts scheduled vs shifts worked has shifted to 19.9%. We saw this gap widen over the last several weeks, it's likely shrinking due to a combination of bars participating in to-go orders and/or re-opening of bars nationwide.

  • The gap between Shifts Scheduled vs Shifts Worked at Bars and Pubs is currently 19.9%.
  • In comparison to the previous day, shifts scheduled have decreased by 4.2%  
  • In comparison to the previous day, shifts worked have increased by 41.1%
  • The gap represents the number of shifts being scheduled in comparison to no longer being worked on a given day.
  • This is due to shifts being canceled by business owners / managers and / or government restrictions.

Hours Scheduled vs Hours Worked

Hours scheduled is the shifts being planned by a manager for an employee for a given day. Hours worked is the actual shifts being worked by an employee on a given day.

Hours Scheduled vs Hours Worked
Hours Scheduled vs Hours Worked

Date : June 8, 2020

Similar to shifts, we are also seeing the gap between hours scheduled vs worked at 19.7%. That said, the difference in number of hours scheduled decreased only slightly in comparison to the previous day. Furthermore, in comparison to the previous day, we are also seeing a large increase of hours worked (46.7%).

  • The difference of Hours Scheduled vs Hours Worked at Bars and Pubs is currently 19.7%.
  • In comparison to the previous day, there has been a 1% decrease in hours scheduled.  
  • In comparison to the previous day, there has been a 46.7.% increase in hours worked.
  • The difference represents a decrease in workforce needs for business.
  • The difference represents a decrease in income for hourly workers.

Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Scheduled Date

Shifts Created is the day when the manager created the shift. Scheduled date is the day the shift is planned for.

Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Scheduled Date
Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Scheduled Date

Date : June 8, 2020

Pre-pandemic, on average, managers planned shifts ahead by 11 days. Currently, managers are planning for 3-4 days ahead, likely as a result of the current crisis climate.  

  • Currently Pubs and Bars are now only advanced planning by 3.2 days.
  • Last week Pubs and Bars were advanced planning by 6.5 days.
  • Last month Pubs and Bars were advanced planning by 5.9 days.

Newsfeed Communication

Deputy Newsfeed is a digital tool for managers and hourly workers to communicate with each other via the Deputy app.

Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Scheduled Date
Average Difference in Days between Shifts Created and Scheduled Date

Date : June 8, 2020

Bars are starting to use the Newsfeed to communicate COVID-19 updates to their workers. Currently, COVID-19 makes up 4.9% of all communications happening on the platform.

  • Newsfeed posts mentioning the pandemic yesterday was 4.9%.
  • Newsfeed posts mentioning the pandemic last week totaled 11%.
  • Newsfeed posts mentioning the pandemic last month totaled 11.2%.

Daily Commentary from Ashik Ahmed, CEO at Deputy

The impact of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is unprecedented. We are dealing with a health pandemic and a global economic crisis. Industries that make up the Hourly-paid Economy are being impacted - the recovery period will be the ultimate test of resilience for small business owners and the millions of shift workers that in a lot of cases; used to work for them.

Information for Journalists and Editors

About Deputy

Our life’s work is making  it easy for workplaces and employees to navigate the changing world of workforce management.

Deputy simplifies scheduling, timesheets, tasks and communication for business owners and their workers. Our software automates requirements by workplace laws keeping your business compliant and employees protected.  Deputy helps businesses transform operations and empower people to work the way they want. 

More than 300,000 workplaces in 100 countries are Deputy to make it easier for millions of shift workers to manage their work life.

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Pubs and Bars in U.S.

  • Number of Hourly Paid workers analyzed : 43,783
  • Number of Shifts analyzed : 57,580
  • Number of Shift Hours analyzed : 375,440

Deputy Insights

  • Number of Workplaces using Deputy: 300,000
  • Number of Workplaces using Deputy in U.S.: 150,000

To interview our CEO, Ashik Ahmed or other senior leaders in our organization about the impact COVID-19 is having on this or any other industry please contact our media team.

 


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