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How to Deal With Rising Minimum Wage Costs
Rising wages, while a legitimate cost of doing business, nevertheless affects not only bottom line profits, but also dealing with stark competition when it comes to making sure your business can afford to hire the best employees available. Wage increase planning is the key, and that involves much more than just meeting with your accountant once a year.
Join Bill, Rick and Steve to learn more about how your business can deal effectively with rising minimum wage costs.
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From California to Maryland, growing numbers of cities counties are enacting higher local minimum wages to fight poverty locally. They have found that these policies have improved jobs and local economies, without hurting business growth.Washington, D.C. and two suburban Maryland counties raised their minimum wage to $11.50 and voters in suburban SeaTac, Washington approved a
$15 local wage late last year, leaders in cities like Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco,Oakland and San Diego are now proposing city wages as high as $15. National Employment Law Project and Fiscal Policy Institute
This week, we'll be discussing the economic impacts of raising the minimum wage, explaining the studies behind similar endeavors, and talking about the business impacts of such decisions.
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What good is a minimum wage? Don't we really want a living wage? At least that. We will talk this over and the implications of both types of wage. Are either of them compatable with the concept of the human energy renewable measure? Then, more talk about climate change and its impacts on natural sytems.
"Minimum-Wage Issue Exerts Maximum Impact On Restaurant Industry" was a recent headline on Forbes.com and is the concern of many restaurant industry professionals including those of franchise brands with tens, hundreds and thousands of locations nationwide. Rising wages will force price increases across the menu. Brands have already begun to push their prices up as their labor costs have risen, either from mandated or expected hikes to the minimum wage or from costs associated with health care coverage. In addition, several national brands have already begun to roll out self-order kiosks to reduce labor.
This week on Franchise Today, co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto welcome long-time franchise and restaurant industry professional, Lynette McKee. With over two decades experience at Dunkin Brands, Burger King, Dennys, Checkers and Metromedia Restaurant Group, Lynette shares her perspective from the inside out of a labor-intensive industry that has already seen rising costs and declining profits. With a wealth of experience and time committed to education and leadership programs, Lynette also shares her insight on creating opportunities for minorities and women in food service and franchising.
Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 11AM CT / 12PM ET with on-demand access on iTunes.
There was a recent meeting in severa major cities concerning the pathetic minimum wage. As we all know prices across the board on daily living has climb to records high while the minimum wage still remains the same in over 10 plus years. Many economist claim that it will harm the economy to increase wages while others say it will boost the entire economy and create a middle clasee which, is diminishing as we speak. What we know is that many major corporations pay lobbyist hundreds of thousands of dollars to keep the minimum wage debate off the floor in order to keep the white wealthy richer and richer!
In this episode we'll talking rasing minimum wage. In the wake of the McDonald's strike in New York for a $15 an hour start, should fast food or retail workers get paid $15 an hour? Should Minimum wage go up to $15 an hour? What are the benifts or flaws that may come with rasing minimum wage? We'll discuss. We also will like your opinions as well so feel free to call in.
Is the minimum wage good or bad? How did it begin and who does it affect? A lot of people think the minimum wage is designed to help the poor. To the contrary, it actually does the most harm to those in the lower economic income bracket.
Today we talk with Michael Tennant, a free lance writer for The New American magazine, on what the minimum wage does to our economy, the history of the minimum wage and the impact it has on the poor. http://www.thenewamerican.com/economy/economics/item/18428-minimum-wage-the-ups-downs
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Mark Perry-The AEI scholar and professor of economics and finance explains the Report that blames 1,000 Jobs Lost in Seattle because of the newly increased Minimum Wage.
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