minimum wage
Aug 2018

No job, no wages, no worries!

Jul 2018

Adios, entry level jobs at the Golden Arches

Jazz Shaw Jul 20, 2018 8:01 AM

Order up!

The Fight for 15 is knocking NYC out

Jazz Shaw Jul 17, 2018 4:31 PM

Flee as you value your lives

Jun 2018

“Increases in wage and occupancy and other regulatory requirements.”

The tipping wars come to DC

Jazz Shaw Jun 17, 2018 5:01 PM

Yeah, the government should be able to fix this in no time

May 2018

Robotic restaurant servers are already here

Jazz Shaw May 27, 2018 8:01 PM

Penny the robot. She never takes a break or asks for benefits.

The NYC “minimum wage bomb”

Jazz Shaw May 05, 2018 5:31 PM

The 5% surcharge solution

Feb 2018

Micromanaging the restaurant industry to death

“…we said that we would invest our tax savings back into our business, and that’s exactly what we’re doing.”

Jan 2018

What’s a “work center” and why should you avoid one?

Who among us could have predicted this?

Oct 2017

Good intentions do not for good profits make

Rise of the machines

“…guests will use digital kiosks or their mobile phones to place orders.”

But it comes with a catch

Sep 2017

How Target wins the “Fight for 15”

Jazz Shaw Sep 26, 2017 8:01 AM

The free market works its magic again

Reality is a harsh mistress

Aug 2017

One wage to rule them all…

Study: In the end, the machine will win

Jazz Shaw Aug 16, 2017 4:31 PM

Fight for 15 of something else

“…a loss of almost 47,000 jobs and $396.5 million in total income by 2022”

Good thing this guy isn’t running for another term, eh?

Jul 2017

Self-order kiosks coming to some Subway locations

John Sexton Jul 17, 2017 9:21 PM

“…a growing feature in more quick-service and fast-casual restaurants.”

Jun 2017

“His work was to be completed just before the University of Washington team announced its results.”

Start spreading the news…

“If I were a Seattle lawmaker, I would be thinking hard about the $15 an hour phase-in.”

These kiosks don’t make $15 per hour or need benefits

Handel could’ve handled this better

The nanny state has a solution for everything

May 2017

Goes around, comes around

Apr 2017

Despite the fact that they’ll crush jobs

“$1.7 million was paid to BerlinRosen, a New York-based public relations company…”

Mar 2017

Latest dining fad — labor-cost surcharges

Ed Morrissey Mar 11, 2017 2:31 PM

Transparency.

Feb 2017

Your robot will be along to take your order shortly

Fight for 15? Meet the Big Mac machine

Jazz Shaw Feb 02, 2017 10:41 AM

The new employee looks rather square

Jan 2017

Circling the drain

Oct 2016

Secretary Clinton… call your office

That private versus public opinion thing seems to be a running theme

Sep 2016

A bad solution in search of a problem

New from Detroit: The $15 minimum wage is racist

Jazz Shaw Sep 06, 2016 7:01 PM

Think of the children. Or at least the kids looking for a summer job.

All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others