Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage

U.S. Wage Hikes to Impact a Third of Walmart Stores

The world's largest retailer will adjust salaries in more than 1,400 locations due to minimum-wage hikes across the U.S.
Internships

Condé Nast to Pay $5.8 Million to Unpaid and Underpaid Interns

Interns triumphed over the publisher in a class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of former interns from magazines like Vogue and the New Yorker.
Chipotle

Chipotle Employees Claim the Chain Isn't as Worker-Friendly as You Think

Employees at the burrito chain are suing for wage theft in two states.
Legal Issues

NYC Papa John's Pizza Franchisee Sued for $2 Million

This is what happens when you allegedly underpay 400 delivery workers and shave hours from their paychecks.
McDonald's

Why August Was a Terrible Month for McDonald's

McDonald's reported a 3.7 percent drop in global sales in August on Tuesday.
Minimum Wage

What Happens When a Mall Is Split Between Two Minimum Wages?

Westfield Valley Fair Mall in California is divided between two minimum wages, each with its own set of problems.
Beauty Businesses

Hire the Right Employees to Staff Your Salon and Spa

To be able to provide all the right services for your hair salon and day spa, here's who you'll need to bring on board to help.
Minimum Wage

Fast-Food Workers to Strike in 150 Cities Across the U.S.

Fast-food workers are planning a strike this week that could be the largest yet as the responsibilities of franchisors and franchisees continue to be battled in court.
Franchises

Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show

When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop.
Minimum Wage

How Entrepreneurs Can Prepare for a Higher Minimum Wage

Business owners are wise to be ready for eventual increases in the minimum wage.
Franchise

Are Minimum-Wage Activists Trying to Kill the Franchise Model in Seattle?

The International Franchise Association claims Seattle's new minimum wage law discriminates against franchisees, and says it's all one labor union's fault.
Minimum Wage

Franchisees Seek Injunction to Halt Minimum-Wage Hike in Seattle

The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state.
Franchise

Regulator Names McDonald's a 'Joint Employer'

The National Labor Relations Board has deemed McDonald's a 'joint employer' – a decision that could redefine franchising as we know it.
Franchise

New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It

A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects.