Minimum wage hike: Plan your strategy now

Minimum wage hike: Plan your strategy now

Is there a good way for restaurants to embrace what seems to be an inevitable increase in minimum wage? • See more H.R./Legal articles

Last December’s fast food worker strikes didn’t create a consensus for increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour. But they sure make $10.10 an hour—the rate that has emerged as the compromise figure—sound more reasonable. Let’s hope restaurant operators can live with it, because powerful political forces are coalescing behind this number.

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