Articles by tag: minimum wage

Democratization of AI Will Speed Up the Digital Transformation

Jerry Abiog is Co-founder and CMO of Standard Insights, and he shared his thoughts on the future of food and beverage and digital transformation. “So, what I see going on in the future in the world of the food and beverage industry is the acceleration of digital transformation as the world comes out of…

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Home Depot Invests Pandemic Earnings Back into its Employees

As the pandemic has everyone staying home and tending to long procrastinated home improvement projects, Home Depot is reaping the profits. With the highest quarterly sales growth in 20 years, the company plans to compensate essential employees who worked throughout the pandemic with a raise. According to Yahoo Finance, Home Depot joins other big box…

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Cleaning Up Your Car Wash’s Strategy for Minimum Wage Increases

On this episode of the Iron Fox podcast, host Tyler Kern was joined by Iron Fox Executive Sales Leader Karen Nalls, who highlighted one of the biggest changes set to sweep through the tunnel car wash industry – rising minimum wages. Another key consideration is a rise in competition in the industry. “The first…

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Unemployed Workforce Turns to Amazon, Gig Economy, and Grocers for Jobs: Business Casual

On this snippet from Business Casual, host Daniel Litwin paints a picture of the potentially massive spike in unemployment around the corner due to coronavirus. As more workers at small businesses or in service industries lose their jobs, large entities in our economy look to hire en masse: grocers, gig economy platforms, and ecommerce giants….

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New Labor Ruling Affects Fast Food Workers: Business Casual

In what can be considered a blow to employee rights but a win for parent companies such as McDonald’s, a recent National Relations Labor Board (NLRB) ruling has significantly narrowed the right of franchise workers to force big companies to take responsibility for their working conditions while effectively blocking the employee’s path to unionization….

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How Would Continued Minimum Wage Hikes Impact Car Washes?

HB 395, a Virginia bill aimed at gradually increasing the state’s minimum hourly wage to $15 an hour cleared a major hurdle earlier this month, passing through the Virginia House along a party-line vote of 55-45. The most immediate impact would come on July 1 of this year, when the bill, first introduced by Del….

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US Minimum Wage Increases Expected to Continue in 2020

More US Minimum Wage Hikes Expected in 2020. With the federal wage remaining unchanged at $7.25/hr for a decade. Nearly two dozen U.S. states took matters into their own hands this year. In 2019, 21 states increased pay rates despite critics saying it would hurt small businesses. Even with the warnings, hiring this year remained…

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GreenOnyx’s Clean & Efficient Farming is Key to Global Food Supply Solutions
June 21, 2024

Global food supply chains are under unprecedented pressure from climate change and geopolitical tensions, making sustainable and nutritious food sources more critical than ever. With only a small fraction of the global population consuming the minimum recommended phytonutrients essential for health, innovative solutions are urgently needed. Can scalable solutions in agricultural technology ensure a…

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Team Alignment and Clear Objectives Drive Holistic Content Operations in Life Sciences
June 20, 2024

Understanding holistic content operations is crucial in today’s fast-paced business environment, where effective content management can be the key to success. Holistic content operations encompass the end-to-end processes that ensure content is created, reviewed, and distributed efficiently. A well-structured content operations strategy can significantly enhance organizational workflows and team morale. What exactly constitutes holistic…

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Aligning, Appraising, and Simplifying Scientific Data Strengthens Promotional Claims
June 20, 2024

The pharmaceutical industry faces the challenge of converting complex medical and scientific information into clear, effective promotional claims. This process is critical as it balances the need for accurate scientific communication with the requirement for impactful marketing. The stakes are high, as promotional materials must adhere to stringent regulatory standards while also appealing to…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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American Made: The Ups and Downs of a Minimum Wage Hike
August 2, 2019

The House of Representatives recently passed a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, phase out low wages for tipped workers, and make further minimum wage hikes indexed to median wage growth. Though the general public has a plurality (in some polls an overwhelming majority) opinion in favor of…

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