minimum wage


Ohio restaurants try a jujitsu move to protect their tip credit

The industry and its allies are pushing legislation that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 but keep the credit. The move is intended to thwart an effort to both raise the wage and kill the credit through a ballot initiative.


Labor is testing whether California's new fast-food wage-setting process would work elsewhere

Working Lunch: Minneapolis is essentially testing the portability of the controversial Golden State model.

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

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.

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