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Many drivers for Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash are earning well below minimum wage, even with tips, a new paper finds

Many gig drivers earn less than local minimum wage after expenses, some earning just 40 cents an ho…

Noah Sheidlower,Jacob Zinkula   


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Chipotle says California's minimum wage pushed menu prices up nearly 7%

Chipotle increased menu prices by about 7% because of the minimum wage increase in California.

Dominick Reuter   


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McDonalds is bringing back bagels to boost California sales after state minimum wage hike

McDonald's franchisees in California have said price increases alone won't cover the cost of the st…

Dominick Reuter   


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Here are 5 ways fast-food restaurants in California are cutting costs to cover the new minimum wage

California fast-food franchisees say they're desperate to find ways to remain profitable and offset…

Grace Dean   


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Fast-food restaurants in California are laying off workers to prepare for the $20 minimum wage hike

Two Pizza Hut franchisees in California are among those who are laying off workers, federal WARN fi…

Grace Dean   


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School districts in California are worried about cafeteria workers fleeing to fast-food chains to get $20-an-hour wages

School districts have chronic problems with recruiting and retaining staff, partly because of low w…

Grace Dean   


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I left my $90K job to take care of my mom full-time. Now I make less than minimum wage.

Alma Valencia, a primary carer for her mom, left full-time work to become a state-paid carer, highl…

Jane Ridley   


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A man born in Japan where tipping is rude — is part of a growing number of Americans rejecting tipping in the US

Ken Ozeki shared his thoughts on not tipping in the US, influenced by high prices, digital register…

Jane Ridley   


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Minimum wage workers in 22 states will get a raise at the start of 2024. Here's every state hiking their pay.

Minimum wage workers in New York, Ohio, Maine, and many other states will see pay increases on Janu…

Juliana Kaplan,Madison Hoff   


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Minimum-wage workers in Turkey just got a 49% pay rise, but they're probably not that happy about it

Turkey's Labor Minister Vedat Isikhan announced the country's minimum wage will increase 49% to 17,…

Lindsay Dodgson   


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California is putting up minimum wages to $20 an hour for fast-food chains – and it's likely going to drive up wages in other industries, too

Restaurants and stores compete for labor. If McDonald's and Chipotle pay more, that little coffee s…

Grace Dean   


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Uber and Lyft drivers are desperate for tips. Riders don't shell out, but they'll tip three times as often for food delivery.

Uber and Lyft drivers often struggle with low or infrequent tips, which many rely on to pay bills, …

Noah Sheidlower,Jacob Zinkula   


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A California McDonald's franchisee says he's leaving 'no stone unturned' in his quest to save money over the $20 minimum wage

The franchisee, who has already upped prices by between 5% and 7% this year, warned that customers'…

Grace Dean   


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We finally have some evidence that California's new $20 fast food wage is hurting business

New data shows that foot traffic to California fast-food chains declined in April and May after the…

Grace Dean   


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Delivering food on an e-bike or moped is a deadly endeavor in New York City

The fatality rate for app-based delivery drivers using non-car transport is five times as high as c…

Eliza Relman,Madison Hoff   


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Uber and Lyft drivers are seeing more trips that pay them $3 or less. They say it's another example of declining driver pay.

Ride-hailing drivers are reporting $3 or lower fares. They say it's indicative of a larger pay issu…

Noah Sheidlower,Jacob Zinkula   


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There's a silver lining to California's $20 fast-food wage, restaurant bosses say: it's attracting better workers

But the effects of this could be short-lived, as other businesses are expected to boost wages to co…

Grace Dean   


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I'm a gig worker who argued for Seattle's new minimum pay laws. Now, I'm fighting for my Instacart job.

A gig worker who advocated for Seattle's new minimum pay laws is now fighting for her own job after…

Alex Bitter   


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DoorDash raises fees for NYC deliveries after warning that a new minimum wage law would hit customers

The Regulatory Response Fee was introduced after app-based delivery drivers had their hourly wages …

Jordan Hart,Alex Bitter   


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Uber, Doordash, and other gig workers in Seattle may be about to face a pay reckoning

A proposal, drafted with the support of delivery companies, could roll back Seattle's PayUp law for…

Alex Bitter