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What Your Salary Says About You
Salary

What Your Salary Says About You

A look at some of the commonly believed myths about compensation.
Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.
Employee Compensation

Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.

Have an objective compensation system that lets employees focus on intrinsic rewards.
Joel Trammell
Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'
Wages

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
3 Ways to Address the Salary Chasm Between CEOs and Employees
Salaries

3 Ways to Address the Salary Chasm Between CEOs and Employees

Business leaders earning hundreds of times more than their employees are under increasing pressure to narrow the pay gap.
Heather R. Huhman
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
Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)
Ready To Launch

Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)

Bitwage bills itself as the world's first payroll startup to incorporate the cost- and time-saving benefits of Bitcoin.
Geoff Weiss
Los Angeles Becomes Latest U.S. City to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage

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
Why Paying a Living Wage Is Smart Business
Wages

Why Paying a Living Wage Is Smart Business

Low wages and skimpy benefits are no bargain if good employees can't afford to keep working for you.
Hari Ravichandran
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
U.S. Economy Picking Up Steam After Weak First Quarter
Economic Conditions

U.S. Economy Picking Up Steam After Weak First Quarter

Data suggest the economic outlook has brightened thanks to a low in jobless claims, a rise in consumer spending and a solid increase in wages.
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
McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees

The pay increase at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees.
The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising
Legal Issues

The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising

An ongoing fight between McDonald's and labor unions has entered a key phase this week.
Kate Rogers
Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections
Elections

Main Street Eyes Taxes, Wages, Marijuana in Midterm Elections

With small-business owners around the country casting their ballots, how Main Street votes could determine the outcome of some key initiatives.
Natalia Angulo