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01/18/2017 - Midnight Reads – Higher Minimum Wages Will Not Guarantee Better Customer Service

Higher Minimum Wages Will Not Guarantee Better Customer Service
– Forbes
With minimum wage increases popping up all over the country, Forbes looks at a study that indicates better pay for workers will not likely spur a concurrent increase in customer service and satisfaction.

What’s It Like to Work at the Labor Nominee’s Chain?
– FiveThirtyEight
Andy Puzder’s opponents are trying to make an issue of his record as the CEO of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. burger chains. The Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, an advocacy group for restaurant employees, released a survey of CKE workers, many of whom accused the chain of labor law violations and commonplace sexual harassment. But another survey reached the opposite conclusion. The industry-backed Employment Policies Institute found that employees of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. franchises were overwhelmingly satisfied with their work environment.

Trump Vows ‘Insurance for Everybody’ In Obamacare Replacement Plan
– The Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Obama’s signature healthcare law with the goal of “insurance for everybody,” while also vowing to force drug companies to negotiate directly with the government on prices in Medicare and Medicaid.

Amazon to Accept Food Stamps, Taking on Walmart
– CBS News
The world of food stamps is about to go high-tech, and it may turn the grocery industry on its head.