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Salaried restaurant employees would not be exempt starting next year unless they earn more than $40,460.
As of 2021, salaried employees earning less than $45,500 will be entitled to time and a half for hours exceeding 12 per day or 40 per week.
But other industries will lose that break for employers under proposals that were put forth this week.
Results were also negatively affected by New York City’s massive Hudson Yards complex, the multiconcept operator said.
Salaried employees earning less than $83,356 annually would eventually be entitled to time-and-a-half pay.
Several West Coast regions will push their minimum past $16 an hour.
Burgers & Beer will also have to hire and retain more men as part of the EEOC settlement.
The industry has added more than 300,000 employees over the past year, and it shows no signs of slowing down.
A new proposal would mandate time-and-a-half pay for salaried employees earning less than $57,500 as of 2026.
But the wage-hike plan from Lori Lightfoot would raise the city’s minimum pay to $15 an hour by July 2021.
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