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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
Weekly News Roundup

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
Food Businesses

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
Preparation

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
Weekly News Roundup

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
5 Uncomfortable Questions Asked at McDonald's Company Shareholders' Meeting
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5 Uncomfortable Questions Asked at McDonald's Company Shareholders' Meeting

Like to complain about McDonald's? You'd fit right in at the company's shareholders' meeting.
Kate Taylor
Los Angeles Becomes Latest U.S. City to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage
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Los Angeles Becomes Latest U.S. City to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage

The city council backed a plan to increase the minimum wage, by 2020.
Jason Fell
The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry
Franchises

The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry

The partnership between the union and franchisees is far from over.
Kate Taylor
Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is
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Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.
Kate Taylor
Small Businesses Celebrating on a Tight Budget This Year.
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Small Businesses Celebrating on a Tight Budget This Year.

Entrepreneurs can be successful even in the worst of times, but let's hope they aren't forced into that position for much longer.
Susan Solovic
Are Small-Business Owners Immoral If They Pay Low Wages?
Employee Compensation

Are Small-Business Owners Immoral If They Pay Low Wages?

The biggest fallacy in the discussion of living wage is looking at the issue from a moral point of view.
Scott Shane
Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry
Franchises

Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry

The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees' satisfaction with the system.
Kate Taylor
Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?
Employee Compensation

Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?

There is a benefit to paying efficiency wages. But make sure the cost is right for your business.
Scott Shane