Punch Pizza raises its minimum wage to $10+ per hour

Fast food workers in seven cities hold one-day strike for higher wagesMinnesota-based Punch Pizza has announced that the pizza company has increased its wages to above $10 per hour for all of its 300 employees. Its hourly wages for cooks will rise to $13 or more.

Punch made the announcement on Facebook:

“Pleased to announce a $10/hour starting wage at Punch this week. We also increased pay for our more experienced staff, resulting in almost 90% of the Punch team getting raises. We want to thank our loyal customers who enable us to make this significant investment in our people (almost $3 million in the next 10 years). -John & JP”

Punch has received positive feedback from its community for the decision on Facebook. Check out the post here.

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