POLITICAL FALLOUT IN WASHINGTON: Power shift in Senate set to revive min. wage action
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- HIGHER PAYROLL COSTS: Congress resumes wage battle. // FoodService Director;03/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p20
Talks about some bills introduced at the opening of the 107th United States Congress calling for an increase in federal minimum wages. Opposition of the lobbyists for the food service industry to higher wage requirements; Provision of the bills; Remarks from Senator Edward M. Kennedy.
- 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.
- See f/s salary caps ahead. // FoodService Director;04/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p26
Discusses the effect of the proposed Income Equity Act, 1999 on the salaries of top food service industry executives in the United States. Tax deductions for executive compensation; Effects of the bill on organizations with minimum-wage workers.
- THE $6.15 SOLUTION: Move to ease min. wage sting. // FoodService Director;06/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p26
Focuses on the plans of the House and Senate in the United States, together with foodservice industry lobbyists to develop a fall-back strategy regarding payroll costs. Proposed amount to be added to the Federal minimum wage-rate; Details on the provision that would increase the tip income credit.
- The first minimum wage laws. Thies, Clifford F. // CATO Journal;Winter91, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p715
Reconsiders the available data pertaining to the economic effect of the first minimum wage laws in light of contemporary minimum wage theory. Historical overview; Minimum wages and justice; Distribution of wages; Effects of minimum wages; Assessment of the effectiveness of early wage laws in...