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Restaurant Worker Wages

You Need to Know: The Minimum Wage Wars

Eve Turow Paul | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Eve Turow Paul

Restaurant workers and their pay have been making headlines for nearly a year now as fast-food employees protest for higher wages and the Obama Administration attempts to increase the minimum for all workers. Here's what you need to know about minimum wage.

More Restaurants Are Banning Tips. That Might Be A Good Thing.

Agence France Presse | Juliette Michel | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business

In the United States, customers are expected to add an extra 10 to 20 percent to their tab at the end of a meal - but increasingly restaurants are for...

Here's Why Tipping Should Be Banned

Slate | Brian Palmer | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

When wealthy Americans brought home the practice of tipping from their European vacations in the late 19th century, their countrymen considered it bri...

The Woman Who's Changing the Definition of 'Foodie'

Michelle Chen | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business
Michelle Chen

As one of the largest low-wage sectors in the country, restaurant work is more than a tough gig -- it's an industrial pressure cooker.

Not Your Usual Restaurant Reviews: 2013 ROC National Diner's Guide to Ethical Eating

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 01.15.2013 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

While the Restaurant Opportunity Centers' initiatives target business, consumers have a big role to play. By choosing to dine in a place that works to improve labors relationships, we can indirectly "vote with our dollars."

Looking For An Ethical Restaurant? There's An App For That

Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

In the search for food, mobile-savvy eaters often turn to applications like Yelp!, Zagat and Open Table. Now there’s another app that offers diners ...