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Tip credit opponents play the gender card in NY

Groups such as One Fair Wage intend to ask the state's first female governor, Kathy Hochul, to close the gender wage gap by disallowing the concession for restaurants.

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Raising Cane’s to offer free college tuition for workers

Amid a tight labor market, the fast casual is adding its name to the growing list of restaurants sweetening benefits with free or reduced-cost educational programs.

As mask mandates return, employee vaccine requirements could go further. But for restaurants facing a labor shortage after a brutal year face challenges doing so. And maybe shouldn’t do that at all.

But the move has a ripple effect on already tight margins, adding to stress and uncertainty for small restaurant operators.

Realistic or not, a $15 wage holds the promise of a better life for restaurant employees.

More cities and states are taking their minimums to $15. Big companies are raising their wages in advance of those moves. The impact has changed the economics of the industry.

The burger giant and its franchisees are getting more applications, and argue that people who start their careers at one of their restaurants have better financial security later in life.

Restaurants and other small businesses would be reimbursed for paying workers who need time off to have their families vaccinated.

Reverting back to a looser standard is likely to expose more franchisors to litigation arising from franchisees' labor practices.

The fines and back pay extend back to the first day Chicago's law went into effect. The penalty is the largest ever assessed for violations of the city's labor laws.

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