INDUSTRY CONTINUES BATTLE: Local minimum wage hikes cause stir
- Foodservice industry walks fine line in minimum-wage debate. Van Warner, Rick // Nation's Restaurant News;5/27/96, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p21
Editorial. Focuses on the negative impact of an increase in minimum wage on the food service industry of the United States. Increase in payroll costs; Fewer opportunities for unemployed people.
- California's high costs, legislation make No. 1 foodservice market look less attractive. Spector, Amy // Nation's Restaurant News;08/23/99, Vol. 33 Issue 34, p45
Reveals the factors that make California's food service market less attractive. Includes high minimum wage and workers' compensation benefits; Refusal to allow tips to be credited toward employers' minimum-wage obligations; Decline of available workforce.
- 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.
- South Manchester Abbeyfield Society Ltd v Hopkins & another. O'Neil, Tori; Harris, Judith // Employers Law;Feb2011, p8
The article discusses a court case regarding employees' claims of payment for on-call hours on the basis of claim in contract under the National Minimum Wage Act, together with appropriate ruling from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- FED Research Concludes: Min. wage jump is taking a toll. // FoodService Director;11/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p24
Focuses on the findings of a government report stating that a hike in the minimum wage would have a disproportionate impact on food service in the United States (US). Arguments against the minimum wage increase; Reasons for the difference between the earnings of food service employees and other...
- Tax breaks salve sting of minimum-wage war. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;8/19/96, Vol. 30 Issue 32, p1
Reports on the impact on foodservice operators of the tax breaks intended to lessen the sting of the 90-cent increase in the federal minimum wage approved by Congress. Increase in the hourly minimum wage as detrimental to the business; Provisions of the bill that have direct impact on the...