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Here's how higher minimum wages have impacted restaurant workers.

The $15 minimum wage was supposed end in a restaurant apocalypse. Here’s how 5 major cities proved the prophets of doom wrong.

So far, five cities that raised minimum wages had little change in employment after the policies went into effect.

Why using food apps like GrubHub and Postmates could lead to the actual restaurant apocalypse

Third-party apps are expensive to maintain because of their high commission fees. The NYT reports restaurants are cutting staff to save money.
According to Glassdoor, cooks at Disney parks earn between $11 to $20 per hour during their shifts.

Here’s how much everyone gets paid at Disney parks

From line cooks to character performers, here's what employees at Disney World and Disneyland say they make.

NYC’s $15 minimum wage hasn’t brought the restaurant apocalypse — it’s helped them thrive

A new study suggests that increasing pay for restaurant workers, who make up the bulk of low-wage earners, may not harm businesses.

Uber and Lyft rides are down in New York City thanks to a minimum-wage rule that drove up prices. Analysts say it could have been even worse.

Total rides fell in the five boroughs, new data shows, but an analyst says the drop isn't as bad as some had feared.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) makes a drink in support of One Fair Wage at The Queensboro restaurant in the Queens borough of New York

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez poured drinks and waited tables at a Queens restaurant to promote a minimum wage law

Ocasio-Cortez is trying to build support for the federal Raise the Wage Act and New York State's One Fair Wage.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is going back to bartending for a day to promote a higher minimum wage

"Let's see if my margarita + mocktail game is still on point," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Tuesday.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders participates in a moderated discussion at the We the People Summit in Washington

Bernie Sanders says he stands in ‘solidarity’ with Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike

"These drivers are not 'independent contractors'—they are employees who deserve rights and benefits," Sanders said.
A man is seen protesting at McDonald's Headquarters in Chicago in April, demanding a $15 minimum wage.

Researchers say raising the minimum wage could prevent more than 1,200 suicides a year

A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research looks into the connection between so-called "deaths of despair" and the minimum wage.
Workers protest outside a McDonald's restaurant on November 10, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The protesters are demanding action from state legislators and presidential candidates to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

The president of the union that helped make a $15 minimum wage a reality at Amazon and Costco reveals how automation could be good news for fast-food ...

"I think we should welcome automation," the SEIU's president, Mary Kay Henry, told Business Insider.