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02/25/2021 - What President Biden’s Minimum-Wage Plan Means For Restaurant Workers

What President Biden’s Minimum-Wage Plan Means For Restaurant Workers

The Wall Street Journal
Employers say eliminating $2.13/hr subminimum wage for workers receiving tips could cost jobs and raise prices; plan’s advocates say it would provide consistent income.

Powell Says Better Child Care Policies Might Lift Women In Work Force

The New York Times
The Fed chair said better caregiving options was an “area worth looking at” for Congress, while reiterating the central bank’s full-employment pledge.

How A $15 Minimum Wage Could Help Restaurants And Other Hard-Hit Small Businesses

The Brookings Institution
The Brookings Institution takes on the restaurant industry’s arguments to raising the national minimum wage and offers their counterpoints.

Bills To Block Mandatory Worker Vaccines Falter In The States

Stateline
Lawmakers in at least 23 states have proposed banning employers from requiring workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or other infectious diseases.