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Voters raise the minimum wages of Mo., Ark.

Initiatives legalizing pot use in Michigan and halting taxes on services in Arizona were also approved.

Financing

Restaurants add 33,500 jobs in October

The economy as a whole added 250,000 jobs in the month and wage rates increased.

Start scouting Milwaukee, but remember what they say about New York.

Hurricane Florence put a temporary halt to restaurant job growth, but the labor market tightened even more last month.

Despite higher prices, labor continued to pressure margins, according to an industry scorecard, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

A new study benchmarks the prevailing pay rates for restaurant positions, underscoring the industry’s wide gender gap.

The number of companies that have already started recruiting is double last year’s tally, a new study finds.

Heavy hiring by retailers is a good sign, but it could also stress an already tight labor pool, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

In this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Pincho Factory CEO Jayson Tipp and RB Editor-at-Large Peter Romeo talk about labor challenges.

The decision could require restaurants to forego the tip credit for side work and untipped activities.

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