As companies shrank their on-site populations in the 2008-10 recession, the trend increasingly has been for them to let more employees work from home and from other remote sites. That has affected the financial viability of their employee dining services, with the result that in many cases their financials have sunk below the break-even level.
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At the same time, other companies have increased head counts, resulting in profitable dining operations where red ink once flowed.