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Tired of soaring wage rates, a Florida burger joint is turning its employees into co-owners

Jaws Jumbo Burgers plans to sell 30% of future units to the staffs who'll run them.


There's another big restaurant chain in organized labor's sights

Reality Check: The union behind California's $20 fast-food wage is now pushing Waffle House for a $25 pay floor and a change in its employee meal policies. But all restaurant employers should be concerned.

New research shows that less than half expect a $20-an-hour pay floor to actually boost income.

With the changeover just days away, state officials have fleshed out what employers and their staffs should expect.

Salaried quick-service employees will be entitled to overtime if they make less than about $84,000 a year. And that's just one of the other surprises the bill is packing.

The newly formed California Fast Food Workers Union is already looking to raise the $20-an-hour minimum wage that takes effect April 1.

Reality Check: In his State of the Union Address, the chief executive touched on several government actions that would change restaurateurs' world. But except for his comments on immigration, it was deja vu all over again.

The Restaurant Revitalization Act aims to bring down liability insurance rates, but it stops short of ripping off a Band-Aid.

Working Lunch: Why the sudden controversy over some provisions, and the backtracking by the new law's sponsor?

Reality Check: A candidate for the state's open U.S. Senate seat would like to see a $50 pay floor nationwide.

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