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5 Uncomfortable Questions Asked at McDonald's Company Shareholders' Meeting

Like to complain about McDonald's? You'd fit right in at the company's shareholders' meeting.

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The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry

The partnership between the union and franchisees is far from over.

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Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry

The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees'...

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Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.

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Entrepreneurs Are Forgotten in the Minimum Wage Debate

Small businesses employ more than 50 percent of the population, but who is guaranteeing their wages?

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5 Under-the-Radar Legal Developments Entrepreneurs Need to Know

The rewriting of the federal tax code was from the only change relevant to entrepreneurs.

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West Hollywood City Council Votes to Hike Minimum Wage to $17.64 an Hour Starting Next Year

The rate will first take effect Jan. 1 for hospitality workers and will "create a phased approach for minimum wage increases for large businesses and...

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Rent for Single-Family Homes Rose 10 Percent in September, Fastest Annual Gain in 16 Years

"Strong job and income growth, as well as fierce competition for for-sale housing, is fueling demand for single-family rentals," said Molly Boesel,...

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Why Paying a Living Wage Is Smart Business

Low wages and skimpy benefits are no bargain if good employees can't afford to keep working for you.

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Los Angeles Becomes Latest U.S. City to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage

The city council backed a plan to increase the minimum wage, by 2020.

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Are Small-Business Owners Immoral If They Pay Low Wages?

The biggest fallacy in the discussion of living wage is looking at the issue from a moral point of view.

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Small Businesses Celebrating on a Tight Budget This Year.

Entrepreneurs can be successful even in the worst of times, but let's hope they aren't forced into that position for much longer.

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Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?

There is a benefit to paying efficiency wages. But make sure the cost is right for your business.

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Wal-Mart to Spend $1 Billion Raising Employee Pay to at Least $9 an Hour

Nearly half a million Wal-Mart workers are about to get a raise.

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Lower Employee Turnover and Improve the Bottom Line

Follow this five-pronged strategy to make staff departures exceedingly rare.

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U.S. Wage Hikes to Impact a Third of Walmart Stores

The world's largest retailer will adjust salaries in more than 1,400 locations due to minimum-wage hikes across the U.S.

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Pittsburgh Eatery Eliminates Tipping; Offers Servers Salary, Health Care and Shares Instead

The upscale Bar Marco in Pittsburgh joins a handful of stateside establishments turning an age-old dining paradigm on its head.

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Condé Nast to Pay $5.8 Million to Unpaid and Underpaid Interns

Interns triumphed over the publisher in a class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of former interns from magazines like Vogue and the New Yorker.

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Hire the Right Employees to Staff Your Salon and Spa

To be able to provide all the right services for your hair salon and day spa, here's who you'll need to bring on board to help.

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How Entrepreneurs Can Prepare for a Higher Minimum Wage

Business owners are wise to be ready for eventual increases in the minimum wage.

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Should You Pay Employees an Hourly Wage or a Salary?

You may not have a choice.

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Massachusetts Hikes Minimum Wage to $11

The state's lawmakers passed legislation that will raise the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $11, the highest minimum wage in the country.

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Oregon McDonald's Now Hiring 14-Year-Olds Due to 'Staffing Issues'

Heather Coleman, the operator of a McDonald's, said that raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour at the restaurant didn't attract many new...

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What People Don't Realize About the McDonald's Strikes

The minimum wage conversation is a lot more nuanced when franchisees are involved.

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Inflation and Higher Wages: A Look at the Effect of Extra Income

Though every inflationary period tends to be unique, it can be valuable to compare your current paycheck with rising inflation rates.

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5 Actions to Take Right Now to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase

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New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers

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How a No-Tipping Policy Helped This Restaurant Triple Profits in 2 Months

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