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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The Key to Increasing Profits? Integrating Diversity and Equity into Recruitments, Promotions and Retention
February 27, 2024

How can organizations truly integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) into their core operations to not only foster a sense of community but also enhance performance and profitability? Geoffrey M. Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America) at Siemens Healthineers, brings a wealth of experience in leadership, education, culture, and workforce transformation, emphasizing […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI In School Safety
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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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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