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3 Reasons You Should Increase Employee Pay Now
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3 Reasons You Should Increase Employee Pay Now

An increase to the minimum wage has already become law in several cities, and a federal bill is under review. But there are benefits to taking action ahead of any mandates.
Andre Lavoie
Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'
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Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'

In eliminating tipping at his restaurants, Danny Meyer just may have proven how necessary gratuities are.
Ray Hennessey
Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?
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Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?

The National Labor Relations Board's latest move means franchisors can be held legally accountable by workers.
Kate Taylor
De Blasio Backs Off Proposed Uber Cap -- Your Weekly News
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De Blasio Backs Off Proposed Uber Cap -- Your Weekly News

Plus: America's oldest Pizza Hut closes, teaching us the importance of changing consumer tastes.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees
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New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees

A state-appointed panel has recommended a significant increase from $8.75 an hour.
Kate Taylor
Papa John's Franchisee to Pay Employees $460,000 for Wage Theft
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Papa John's Franchisee to Pay Employees $460,000 for Wage Theft

Officials say that the owner of nine Papa John's locations failed to properly pay employees minimum wage and overtime.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike
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Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike

As San Francisco becomes an even pricier place to do business, it's becoming more expensive to buy burritos.
Kate Taylor
Pizza Hut's Second-Largest Franchisee Sued in Pay Dispute
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Pizza Hut's Second-Largest Franchisee Sued in Pay Dispute

In a class action lawsuit, a former employee alleges that a franchisee failed to fairly reimburse drivers who used their own cars to deliver pizza.
Kate Taylor
Panel Says It's Time Fast-Food Employees in New York Receive a Major Pay Increase
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Panel Says It's Time Fast-Food Employees in New York Receive a Major Pay Increase

But does it make sense for New York to focus on fast-food industry wages in isolation?
Kate Taylor
One More City Boosts its Minimum Wage: Weekly News Roundup
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One More City Boosts its Minimum Wage: Weekly News Roundup

Plus: Spotify's valuation hits $8.5 billion while Beyonce faces a branding backlash.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Los Angeles Approves Minimum Wage Hike
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Los Angeles Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The incremental wage increase to $15 an hour will take place by 2020.
Jacob Pramuk
How a No-Tipping Policy Helped This Restaurant Triple Profits in 2 Months
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How a No-Tipping Policy Helped This Restaurant Triple Profits in 2 Months

The business model has been so successful, says Bar Marco founder Bobby Fry, that it is expanding the concept to sister restaurant The Livermore.
Geoff Weiss
5 Actions to Take Right Now to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase
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5 Actions to Take Right Now to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase

Whether you agree with it or not, these increases are coming. Stop complaining and start preparing.
Gene Marks
Amazon's Latest Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup
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Amazon's Latest Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup

Google enters the e-commerce game while Los Angeles may lift its minimum wage.
Tanya Benedicto Klich