Minimum Wage

Chipotle

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.
Minimum Wage

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.
Minimum Wage

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?
Inspirational Quotes

20 Quotes to Help Motivate You to Hustle Like Never Before

Building great businesses, achieving massive goals and rising to the top of your profession doesn't just happen by accident.
Minimum Wage

Los Angeles Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The incremental wage increase to $15 an hour will take place by 2020.
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.
Employees

New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers

The bill aims to stop companies like Jimmy John's from forcing workers making under $15 per hour to sign contracts with non-competition clauses.
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.
McDonald's

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.
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.
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.
Joint Employer

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.
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.
National Small Business Week

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.
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.