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Federal Government Raises Overtime Threshold

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According to Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees , effective July 1, 2024, the salary threshold will increase to the equivalent of an annual salary of $43,888 and increase to $58,656 on January 1, 2025.

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The Rise of Global Fusion on QSR Menus

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Indo-Chinese and Japanese-Peruvian are two global flavor mashups that are anticipated to gain popularity in 2025. But what’s most exciting as of late is the shift to more flavor-forward fusions, led by Gen Z, who are evolving their palettes and expectations for diverse flavors bearing no geographic boundaries.

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2024 Michigan Minimum Wage Guide

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In 2025, Michigan's minimum wage will increase to $10.56 Yearly Michigan minimum wage increases Since the state minimum wage rates will slightly increase over the next few years, we've distilled the necessary information from the Labor Law Center website into an annual schedule of Michigan's wages between 2014 – 2025.

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Sweetgreen plans to open more automated restaurants next year

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More are planned for 2025. The salad chain expects to open as many as nine of its Infinite Kitchen locations in 2024 while two to four existing units will be retrofitted with the robotic make lines.

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How Technology Is Transforming Restaurant Checkouts

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trillion by 2025. Next Gen Mobile Payments Now diners have become used to contactless payments, mobile payment options have gained traction in the hospitality industry, and mobile payments in Europe are expected to reach 1.1 Around 950 million mobile users make online mobile payments , leading to the rise of pay-at-table technology.

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Adopting Tech Solutions Is the Smartest Decision Restaurants Can Make

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Equinox in Washington, DC ensures its supply chain is ethical and as local as possible, and Chipotle has committed to using only compostable or reusable packaging by 2025. Most consumers ( 90 percent ) say sustainability matters to them, and many restaurants are elevating their eco-friendly efforts.

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2024 Illinois Minimum Wage Guide

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For minimum wage workers in Illinois, the new year brought another $1 increase as the state nears the new minimum wage of $15 in 2025. In January 2025, the state's minimum wage will increase another $1 per hour, bringing it to $15 for employees, $9 for employees working for tips, and $13 for youth workers.

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