On Wednesday, a panel appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recommended that the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour for fast-food workers across the state.
Walmart announced that it will raise starting pay for 100,000 department managers in stores in the United States. However even with the new raises, managers of some departments will still start at $10.90 an hour.
Whatever Thanksgiving means to you personally, as food entrepreneurs, we run Thanksgiving. We power a supply chain that brings food from farms to grocery store shelves, where US Americans will collectively spend $2.4 billion on this Thursday’s feast.
Local Food Lab founder Krysia Zajonc makes a case for raising the restaurant minimum wage and encourages everyone to use the National Diner Guide.