As unemployment hits 3.9 percent, its lowest level since 1969, companies are adding perks to lure workers, including minimum wage hikes and student loan assistance. Recently, Starbucks added child care benefits to that list, with a new program that offers employees 10 days of subsidized, emergency care a year.
In-N-Out is taking the debate over employees wearing Fight for $15 buttons all the way to the Supreme Court.
– The American Prospect
Even in Trump country, pro-union sentiment appears to be rising. But, can labor and its allies turn that sentiment into power?
More patrons want to eat at home, and so food chains are renovating their spaces.