HIGHER PAYROLL COSTS: Congress resumes wage battle
- 'Living wage' said likely to pass. McChesney, Charles // Business Journal (Central New York);5/10/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p1
Reports on the likelihood of passage of living-wage legislation in Syracuse, New York. Requirement of the proposed law among nonunion employers working for the city; Minimum-wage rate per hour in the U.S. as of May 2002; Companies and city employees affected by the measure.
- The Minimum Wage Amendment Bill. Snow, Trina // FMCG;Sep2012, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p15
A summary is presented of the bill Minimum Wage Amendment Bill, drafted by David Clark, the Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for Dunedin, New Zealand.
- Minimum wage harms those the law is intended to help. Galandak, John // njbiz;3/12/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p15
The article discusses the pros and cons of the legislative bill that would increase the minimum wage by 1.25 dollars per hour in New Jersey.
- 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;...
- Maine minimum-wage amendment hits governor's desk. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;9/23/96, Vol. 30 Issue 37, p7
Reports on a measure amending Maine's minimum wage law that could freeze the cash wage for tipped employees after first giving them a temporary pay increase. Effect of the amendment on the state's tipped employees; Provisions of the amendment; Pressure on Governor Angus King from both pro-labor...
- Another minimum wage battle is building for 1999. // FoodService Director;01/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p20
Focuses on how legislative debates on raising the minimum wage in the United States in 2000 are expected to impact food service industry employees. Possibility that the wage increase will pass if the unemployment rate continues to drop.
- For a change, how about a fair resolution instead of a battle in Congress over the minimum wage? // Nation's Restaurant News;06/18/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 25, p25
Editorial. Comments on the proposed legislation seeking to raise the minimum wage in the United States as of June 18, 2001. Food service industry's plan to fight the legislative bill proposed by U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy; Implications for restaurants' business operations.
- 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...
- FOODSERVICE CHILLY ON WAGE HIKE. // FoodService Director;10/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p16
Focuses on a U.S. legislation that would increase the national minimum wage rate for the foodservice industry. Increase in the hourly rate for minimum wage workers under the plan; Number of unemployed people in the U.S.