Archive for February, 2015

App Rates How Restaurants Treat Workers

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Here is a great resource for restaurant employees and restaurant patrons who care about them: Restaurant servers are three times more likely to receive below-poverty-line pay than the rest of the U.S. workforce. Yet in a world where shoppers fret over cage-free eggs and organic vegetables, how many are also asking how much their favorite […]

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Papa John’s pizza franchisee to pay $800,000 in unpaid overtime wages

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A Papa John’s pizza franchise in New York must pay its workers nearly $800,000 in unpaid wages over allegations the business underpaid employees and failed to pay overtime, a state judge ruled last week. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in December sued Emstar Pizza Inc., which operates seven Papa John’s franchise locations in Brooklyn […]

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