FED Research Concludes: Min. wage jump is taking a toll
- F/S OUTCOMES IN 2002 ELECTIONS. // FoodService Director;12/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p14
Reports on the status of the living wage increase being demanded by foodservice groups in the U.S. as of October 2002. Recommended starting wage for hospitality workers; Approval of a ballot referendum which may cause increases in payroll costs for foodservice operators.
- ACCORDING TO USDA ANALYSIS: Minimum wage increases lift food & beverage 0.5%. // FoodService Director;05/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p28
Discusses the effects of the increases in the Federal minimum wage rate on the foodservice industry. How the rising minimum wage rates affects the prices charged to consumers; Why the foodservice industry will be greatly affected by the increase.
- Clinton calls for higher minimum wage rate. // FoodService Director;03/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p32
Focuses on United States President Bill Clinton's campaign to raise the Federal minimum wage rate for foodservice industry workers and other entry-level employees. Clinton's remarks during his States of the Union Address; Proposed legislation that would boost the current minimum wage.
- Acorn Group pushes $7: How high will min. wage go. // FoodService Director;08/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p28
Reports that the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), is leading a campaign to convince states and local governments to impose significantly higher hourly pay floors on employers in the foodservice industry. Reference to a proposal to raise the minimum wage to $7 in...
- Important Reminder About Increase in Minimum Wage for New York Employees. Greenberg, Richard I. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2006 Q4, p1
The article announces the increases in minimum wage for New York State employees. Effective January 1, 2007, state minimum wage and the minimum salary to be paid to certain exempt employees will be increased. Minimum wage increases to $7.15, while minimum wage for customarily tipped food service...
- There's more hope than shame in big salaries. Romeo, Peter // Restaurant Business;7/20/96, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p8
Editorial. Focuses on the `Restaurant Business' magazine's food service executive compensation ranking for 1995 in relation to the proposed minimum wage hike. Earnings of the restaurant industry's highest-paid executive; Support that the ranking can provide for minimum wage hike.
- POLITICAL FALLOUT IN WASHINGTON: Power shift in Senate set to revive min. wage action. // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p18
Reports that the foodservice industry in the United States is hoping to avoid an increase in the national minimum wage rate after the takeover of the Senate by Democrats in summer 2001. Minimum rate per hour; Rate per hour increase that is proposed; Reaction to efforts by municipalities and...
- Government to abolish use of tips to make up staff's minimum wage. Thomas, Daniel // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;7/31/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4538, p6
The article reports on the British Government's abolition of using tips to compensate the national minimum wage of the restaurant employees in Great Britain. According to the author, the ministers are expected to use the country's 10th anniversary of the National Minimum Wage Act on July 31,...
- Minnesota wage freeze to thaw; operators seek tip credits. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;01/13/97, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p3
Reports on Minnesota-base foodservice operators' anticipation of a legislation battle over the pay rate of their tipped employees following a short reprieve from their tip-creditless status. State governor and other officials' approval of a temporary freeze in the tipped-employee pay rate;...