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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
Legal Center

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
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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
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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?
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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
Legal Center

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
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Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?
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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
Mark Zuckerberg's Surprising Work Habits: Your Weekly News Roundup
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Mark Zuckerberg's Surprising Work Habits: Your Weekly News Roundup

The length of the Facebook CEO's workday may surprise you.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Burger King Founder Predicts Wage Hike Would End the 'Dollar Menu' Era
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Burger King Founder Predicts Wage Hike Would End the 'Dollar Menu' Era

The man who help found the fast-food joint 51 years ago says that prices will shoot up if workers' pay increases.
Kate Taylor
This Entrepreneur Just Announced $70,000 Minimum Salaries for His Entire 120-Person Team
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This Entrepreneur Just Announced $70,000 Minimum Salaries for His Entire 120-Person Team

Dan Price, founder of credit-card processing company Gravity Payments, was also named our 'Established Entrepreneur of 2014.'
Geoff Weiss
McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Raising Employees' Wages, But Only at Corporate Locations

The pay hike will not directly impact workers at franchised locations, which comprise 90 percent of the chain's U.S. restaurants.
Kate Taylor
Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?
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Should Tipped Minimum Wage Still Exist?

Tipped workers are coming into the spotlight in the minimum wage debate, with Rhode Island considering tripling the minimum wage for those workers.
Kate Taylor
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Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout
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Franchises Lose Bid to Block Part of Seattle's Minimum Wage Rollout

Franchise owners in Seattle are still on track to be grouped with large businesses under the city's new minimum wage law.
Kate Taylor
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