Hundreds of New York City fast food workers protested in front of major chains Monday in an effort to raise wages to $15 an hour and the right to unionize. NYC strikers were joined by protests in Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Missouri and Flint, Michigan.
The strikes sparked national and international media attention. Here is a sampling of news coverage of the protests:
The national discussion of wages naturally brings to mind employee retention. Some establishments offer a wage higher than industry average to attract and keep employees. Others focus on incentives and rewards to retain employees. Check out the articles below that dive into employee retention.
June 26, 2017 | Pizza Headlines
Pizza company created food donation program 25 years ago in partnership with Food Donation Connection to feed those in need PR Newswire PLANO, Texas, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pizza Hut and community-based hunger relief organizations are celebrating a major milestone today: surpassing 100 million pounds of food donated by Pizza Hut to feed those… Read More ›
June 12, 2017 | Pizza Headlines
Representatives from Guinness World Records were on hand to certify USA’s longest pizza record attempt at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California on June 10th, 2017. The finished pizza stretched 6,333 feet. That is nearly 1.2 miles long. The previous record of 6,082 feet was made in Naples, Italy in 2016. A team of pizza… Read More ›
June 8, 2017 | Pizza Headlines
Attend the premier event for pizzeria operators and Italian restaurateurs who are looking to source ingredients, equipment and supplies. Registration is now open for Pizza & Pasta Northeast, the largest pizza and pasta conference and tradeshow on the East Coast. The first-ever Pizza & Pasta Northeast will feature more than 200 booths of products and… Read More ›