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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...

Dave Jamieson

Minimum Wage Raise Leaves Restaurant Workers Behind

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

On Monday, the Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill that will gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, the very number on whi...

Jump Starting Real Wage Growth for Women: Increasing the Minimum Wage and Improving Overtime Laws

Heidi Hartmann | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Heidi Hartmann

Two changes both administered by the Wages and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor would help ensure that real wages rise for millions of women, not to mention many men, in the coming decade.

White House: Women Will Benefit Most From Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

Hoping to give Democrats' minimum wage legislation a boost in Congress, the White House released a report on Wednesday making the case that raising th...

Dave Jamieson

How A Minimum Wage Boost Could Save $46 Billion

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Congress hikes the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour and ties it to inflation, it could reduce federal spending on food stamp benefits ...

Dave Jamieson

Will Restaurant Workers Get Hosed Again In A Minimum Wage Hike?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Senate planning to take up a bill next month that would raise the minimum wage, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said Wednesday that...

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Won't Budge on $10.10 As New Minimum Wage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While they're willing to haggle over the finer points of a minimum wage hike, congressional Democrats said Tuesday that they will not lo...

Millions Of Workers Could Get A Raise For The First Time In 22 Years

Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

Millions of workers are poised to get a raise for the first time in more than 20 years. Congress is considering legislation that would raise the b...

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.

Dave Jamieson

Minimum Raise: How The Wage Floor For American Servers Hasn't Budged In Two Decades

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business

Rebecca Williams has waited tables, on and off, for 30 years. A lot has changed since her first stint in the business ended in the early 1990s. Restau...