National Retail Federation
McDonald's Complaint Could Redefine The Meaning Of "Employee"
A complaint from the National Labor Relations Board argues McDonald's can be held responsible for the treatment of workers at its restaurants, even if they are owned by franchisees. An industry group called it the "nightmare before Christmas."
Gap Raising Minimum Wage For More Than 65,000 U.S. Employees To $10 Next Year
The owner of Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta, Piperlime, and Intermix said it will raise the current $7.25 minimum wage for its workers to $9 this year and to $10 in 2015. Update: Gap executive Art Peck tells BuzzFeed, "It's coinciding with the national debate, but honestly, this was a business decision."