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04/26/2018 - Restaurants Struggle To Adapt To Food Delivery Boom

Restaurants Struggle To Adapt To Food Delivery Boom

– USA Today

USA Today explores what many restauranteurs already knew – that consumer’s fierce migration to delivery is reshaping restaurant industry practices.

Amazon Has A Top-Secret Plan To Build Home Robots

– Bloomberg

Ten years ago, Amazon introduced the Kindle and established the appeal of reading on a digital device. Four years ago, Jeff Bezos and company rolled out the Echo, prompting millions of people to start talking to a computer. Now Amazon.com Inc. is working on another big bet: robots for the home.

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, But Not Men’s (Even In Scandinavia)

– The New York Times

Despite generous social policies, women who work full-time in Scandinavia are still paid 15-20% percent less than men, new research shows – a gender pay gap similar to that in the United States. The main reason for this pay gap seems to be the same in both places: Children hurt mothers’ careers. This is, in large part, because women spend more time on child rearing than men do, whether by choice or not.

Understanding The Tip Income Protection Act Of 2018

– Nation’s Restaurant News

Buried deep within the 2,000-plus pages of the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed into law earlier this year are three pages of legislative language that amend the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, of 1938 to prohibit employers – including managers and supervisors – from “keeping” tips received by employees for any purpose.