How Chipotle feels about spending close to $2 billion a year on labor

HOUSTON, TEXAS – JUNE 09: Employees speak together at a Chipotle Mexican Grill on June 09, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Menu prices at the Chipotle Mexican Grill have risen by roughly 4% to cover the costs of raising its’ minimum wage to $15 an hour for employees. The restaurant industry has been boosting wages in …

Hollywood crews will strike on Monday if new contract deal is not reached with producers

Donna Young of IATSE Local 700 Motion Picture Editors Guild, writes a message of fair wages for all on a union members car during a rally at the Motion Picture Editors Guild IATSE Local 700 on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. Myung J. Chun | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images After …

Restaurants add only 29,000 new jobs in September, even as wages creep higher

A Now Hiring sign at a Dunkin’ restaurant on September 21, 2021 in Hallandale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The restaurant industry’s unemployment rate fell to 7.5% in September but remains well above pre-pandemic levels, providing another worrying sign that the labor crunch isn’t going to disappear anytime soon. Food services and drinking places …

These 8 money moves can help you make up for lost income

kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images The recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic has been slower than a lot of people expected. For many Americans, that means their incomes are not yet back on track or may have suffered again during the onset of the delta variant. Data shows that hiring is still slow. Weekly initial …