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Franchise

What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised

As fast-food workers prepare to strike in 100 cities this Thursday, franchisees and business owners grapple with the minimum wage question.

Resumes & Interviewing

Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't a Magic Bullet

The claim that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would slash poverty rates in half is overly simplistic.

Franchise

What Raising Workers' Pay Would Mean for Franchise Owners, Consumers

As U.S. fast-food workers continue to strike over wages, concerns build about what a wage hike might do to franchise owners and consumers.

Franchise

5 Reasons the Fast-Food Worker Protests Are Off Base

No one wants families to suffer, or go hungry or not receive fair pay for the quality of their skill. But that's not what these protests are about, writes Ray Hennessey.

Operations & Logistics

D.C. Moves to Hike Minimum Wage for Big-Box Retail Employees Despite Wal-Mart Opposition

Washington, D.C., lawmakers have voted to require big-box retailers to pay 50 percent more than the district's legal minimum wage.

Growing a Business

Entrepreneurs Like Obama's Call for Tax Reform, Immigration Overhaul and Deficit Accord -- Minimum-Wage Hike, Not So Much

In his first State of the Union Address of his second term, the President touched on a handful of issues that matter to the U.S. small-business community.

Employee Experience & Recruiting

Listen to Small Business: Don't Increase the Minimum Wage (Opinion)

Business owners often oppose the minimum wage because it reduces their profits. But their position might be more helpful to low-skilled workers than the altruistic views of elected officials.

Growing a Business

How to Barter to Save Money Without Running Afoul Labor and Tax Rules

Here's what your business needs to know about volunteers and paying in barter.

Growing a Business

Federal Wage Regulations Bring More Red Tape

A new rule that kicks in today asks employers of tipped workers to do more paperwork or face the loss of a key credit.

Growing a Business

Raising the Minimum Wage

Will a higher minimum wage hurt entrepreneurs? Many say no.

Growing a Business

How to Set Salaries

Determining what to pay your employees doesn't have to feel like a calculus test. Follow these tips for setting fair and equitable rates that won't break the bank.

Franchise

Franchising Insight

Domino's Slices Turnover By Focusing on Leaders

Growing a Business

Guidelines on Overtime, Holiday Pay and Paid Days Off

When overtime is the norm for your employees, how do you determine what to pay for holidays and paid time off?