5 ways fast casuals can combat rising minimum wages

More states around the U.S. are raising the minimum wage in 2019. In total, 20 states will raise their minimum wage this year, with substantial increases of $1 in some states.

For example, Maine’s increase will be 10 percent, Massachusetts’ is 9 percent, and Colorado’s is close to 9 percent. And in addition, there is often a cascading effect with workers higher on the pay scale demanding higher hourly wages in turn.

So how should fast casual restaurant owners and operators deal with these significant increases in labor costs?

Read the full article in Fast Casual here.

Let’s start your recovery strategy

Now, more than ever, RMS is committed to doing all we can to support the restaurant industry. Our team of experts is ready to help put you on a path toward profitability.