Meanwhile in Congress: Minimum wage supporters turn `deaf ear' to study
- While the feds fiddle, states move on wage hike. McLaughlin, John // Restaurant Business;5/1/95, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p14
Focuses on the implications of a possible approval of a bill proposing a minimum wage hike, on the American restaurant industry, particularly in Minnesota. Terms of the bill; Impact of the proposed increase on operators; Industry's hope for beating the proposed increase; Implementation of...
- Time to Walk the Talk on Pay Scales. DeLuca, Michael // Restaurant Hospitality;Nov97, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p12
Editorial. Argues that the restaurant businesses should favor minimum wage legislation for restaurant workers. Projected labor shortfall of the industry by the year 2005; Image problem of the restaurant industry; Comparison of the income percentage of restaurant workers with the other industry.
- Labor Dept. calls for raises, OT in rare rule change. Berta, Dina // Nation's Restaurant News;4/14/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 15, p1
Reports on the proposal made by the U.S. Department of Labor to increase wages for restaurant employees. Revisions of the overtime law; Elimination of the time test for executive employees; Costs to employers.
- N.Y. restaurant association sues state over wage hikes. Frumkin, Paul // Nation's Restaurant News;7/31/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 31, p4
The article focuses on the lawsuit filed by the New York State Restaurant Association against the state's Department of Labor in an effort to exclude tipped employees from hourly wage legislation. The association argues that tipped workers earn well above the state's minimum hourly wage....
- THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF A CITYWIDE MINIMUM WAGE. DUBE, ARINDRAJIT; NAIDU, SURESH; REICH, MICHAEL // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jul2007, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p522
This paper presents the first study of the economic effects of a citywide minimum wage--San Francisco's adoption of an indexed minimum wage, set at $8.50 in 2004 and $9.14 by 2007. Compared to earlier benchmark studies by Card and Krueger and by Neumark and Wascher, this study surveys...
- For restaurants, more lawsuits on the menu. FICKENSCHER, LISA // Crain's New York Business;5/9/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p0013
The article reports on the lawsuits filed by D. Maimon Kirschenbaum mostly over the restaurants pay out tips to employees and wages. It says that Kirschenbaum and Joseph Herzfeld Hester played a role in the Hospitality Wage Order of New York Department of Labor which went into effect in January...
- Restaurant Industry Update: Tennessee Court of Appeal Permits Lawsuit under State Tip Law to Proceed. Sudbury, Joshua J. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2015 Q3, p1
The article discusses the Tennessee Court of Appeal's June 2015 decision allowing a bartender's lawsuit against her employer for failing to pay her and other employees tips to proceed under the Tennessee Wage Regulation Act (TWRA). The 2013 amendments to the TWRA, which requires employers to...
- Will wage woes hurt the value of restaurants? House, Bob // Restaurant Hospitality Exclusive Insight;10/30/2015, p1
The article reflects upon the impact that minimum wage rate regulations in the U.S. will have on the country's restaurant business. Topics discussed include raise in federal overtime salary and hourly minimum wage, mixed reactions of the restaurant and small business owners towards the wage and...
- Raise the Minimum Wage. // America;08/26/2000, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p3
Editorial. Comments on the Federal Labor Standards Act passed by the United States Congress which increased minimum wage. Amount of the increase; Speculations on the negative effect of the legislation on employment; Highlights of the bill.