The North Carolina Folk Festival is bringing back its Folk A'Fare fundraiser for the first time since 2019.
Costco pays $17 an hour after a second raise this year. Starbucks is raising hourly pay to $15 amid a union effort. Major chains are pushing to draw workers, who have shunned a million retail jobs.
This year's list of the 50 best restaurants in the world includes six American eateries, all in either New York or California.
Big companies are becoming more inclusive and featuring more Blacks and other minorities in their ads and marketing materials as a way to take a stand against racism, analysts say.
As the U.S. economy continues to rebound from the pandemic recession, lots of people are going back to work — but not as quickly as many employers would like. Employers added 943,00 jobs in June.
Average wages for nonmanagers at restaurants and bars hit $15 an hour in May, but many say no amount of pay would get them to return. They are leaving at the highest rate in decades.
Small businesses are struggling to find enough workers to keep pace with booming demand even as data showed 850,000 jobs created in June.
The National Restaurant Association is recommending to its members that employees continue to wear masks until the government clarifies how the guidance applies to a requirement to keep workers safe.
Retail sales were flat in April from a month earlier as Americans spent less on things such as clothes or sporting goods but increased their spending at bars and restaurants.