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7 franchise chains agree to drop ‘no-poaching’ bans

The agreement with Washington’s attorney general comes as the chief legal officers of 11 other states are pursuing an investigation into the practice.


3 new labor pains for restaurateurs

NYC considers a higher minimum wage for the gig economy, Trump vies for limited seasonal workers and D.C. operators get a reminder of new realities.

A majority of the city’s ruling council have co-sponsored a bill that would reverse last month’s ballot measure.

The action seeks to guarantee employers can count gratuities toward servers’ pay even if the employees spend more than 20% of their time on side work.

Eight quick-service chains have been asked to provide information on their use of no-hiring agreements.

Supply and demand don’t perfectly match compensation levels, according to a new study.

The new benefits include procedures that were not previously covered and had once been considered cosmetic.

Danny Meyer and Dirt Candy’s Amanda Cohen are among the operators asking to pay their servers a larger direct wage.

The Department of Labor will let restaurants pool their purchasing might to negotiate better rates.

The portion of servers’ wages paid by restaurant employers will rise to $15 an hour.

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