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Business News

Labor Groups Criticize Disney Over Worker Conditions at Chinese Suppliers

Disney, set to open a $5.5 billion theme park in mainland China on Thursday, said it took any violation of labor regulations 'seriously' and that it would investigate any allegations against its suppliers.

Business News

Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says

The world's largest retailer raised wages for its hourly workers to $10 per hour earlier this year, but labor groups have called the raise inadequate.

Business News

New York and California Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Laws

'This new economy is not a fair economy for the middle class and the working families of this country,' Andrew Cuomo said.

Business News

California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk

With a $15-an-hour wage, lawmakers in the Golden State tell business owners, 'Go east, young man.'

Business News

California Unions, Lawmakers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage

If the deal passes the legislature, the wage hike would take effect in 2022.

Business News

You May Have to Pay More for Ecommerce Orders Because of Minimum Wage Hikes

New report says each $1 increase in average hourly wages would add $1 million in costs to a warehouse with a staff of at least 500.

Growing a Business

Tipping Point: Is It Time to Rethink Gratuity in Restaurants?

There's a growing movement to eliminate gratuities for servers. What does this mean for the restaurant world?

Franchise 500 Annual Ranking

The Minimum Wage Battle Is Here to Stay

The fight will continue to drag on, state by state and city by city, over the next few years.

Growing a Business

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.

Growing a Business

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.

Franchise

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.

Leadership

What Dan Price Should Have Done Before Increasing Everybody's Salary to $70K

The Gravity Payments CEO has gone from working class hero to a case study in why no good deed goes unpunished.

Employee Experience & Recruiting

The Sad Saga of the $70,000 Minimum Salary Company

The utopian vision of an entrepreneur who wanted to do his part for income inequality looks shortsighted in the cold light of reality.

Franchise

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.

Legal

Labor Costs May Soar for Entrepreneurs

What exactly should you be telling the Department of Labor about its proposed "white collar" exemption changes?