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04/14/2016 - Food For Thought: The trend restaurants could really do without

The trend restaurants could really do without – The Washington Post 

The Washington Post examines a new report that looks at the steep decline in soda consumption and how it could hurt the restaurant and convenience store industries.

 

Could A Minimum Wage Work In The Gig Economy? – Fast Company

Fast Company explores why some workers in the technology space don’t fall under the some of the government’s safety programs, such as minimum wage laws — and what might be done to bring a different kind of “minimum wage” to this next generation industry.

 

The Rich Live Longer Everywhere. For the Poor, Geography Matters. – The New York Times

The New York Times looks at compelling new research that shows that for poorer Americans, the place they call home can be a matter of life or death.

 

Regulators Take Note: ‘Fight for $15 And A Union’ Begins Public Pivot To ‘And A Union’ – The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller’s opinion page looks at the national “Fight For $15” campaign’s apparent messaging pivot, from merely supporting worker’s rights via a dramatic increase in the national minimum wage only a few years ago — to what can now be described as an endgame where the restaurant and retail industries are unionized.