Restaurant careers have always been tough, with late hours and stressful interactions that the pandemic only made worse. In Denver, one restaurant group is experimenting with an on-staff counselor.
Baristas and other workers from three stores voted whether to unionize. Starbucks fought the plan. Now, workers at four additional U.S. locations are also pursuing union votes.
Consumer prices rose 5.4% in July, compared to a year ago. Here's one thing to watch going forward: How rising wages impacts inflation.
The restaurant business can be tough on your mental health, and has led some chefs to suicide. Chef Patrick Mulvaney is helping Sacramento kitchen workers learn the warning signs and ask for help.
The president signed a spending bill Friday that, among other things, safeguards workers' tips. It blocks an earlier Trump administration move that may have allowed restaurant owners to pocket them.
The documentary chronicles the opening of Edwins, a fine-dining restaurant in Cleveland that provides education, housing and steady employment for former inmates.
The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants more leeway to redistribute tips received by their employees. Critics say it's too much leeway.
Waiting, cooking and tending bar can take a heavy toll on the body and mind. Several health-minded support services are springing up to help workers stay in the game for the long term.
Revenue sharing is taking off in restaurants in cities like Boston and San Francisco. The model varies from place to place, but the idea is simple: funnel a percentage of sales to kitchen workers.
A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor.