The minimum wage is going up—voluntarily—to $10.10 an hour at the Pi Pizzeria restaurants. But how do local restaurant owners feel about it?
The Department of Economic Development projects the new jobs would bring in $9.9 billion in new wages.
The National Federation of the Blind is calling for a boycott until the workers’ wages are increased.
Federal wage rules nearly tripled the amount a carpenter in Joplin would make.