Restaurant Dive: &pizza commits to a $15 minimum wage by 2022

By Alicia Kelso
Restaurant Dive, Nov. 19, 2020

Dive Brief:

  • Washington, D.C.-based &pizza announced Wednesday it will implement a $15 minimum wage for its employees across all locations by 2022 . The federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour has been in place since 2009.
  • The chain has advocated for higher wages since its launch in 2012, joining the Business for a Fair Minimum Wage alliance and working with representatives on the Raise the Wage Act. ...

Raising the minimum wage has long been a priority for the company. Lastoria was talking about a $15 wage in 2017, telling Business Insider that it will have "a massive impact on society." ...

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