Taxpayers Subsidize Restaurant Pay

Taxpayers Subsidize Restaurant Pay

More than four million Americans work in the full service restaurant industry. Of these, nearly half rely on public assistance for their family’s basic needs, according to Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United researchers. The total cost of this...
Darden Launches Unfounded Attack on IPS Research — Again

Darden Launches Unfounded Attack on IPS Research — Again

The Institute for Policy Studies released a report on October 1 which was the first to provide a detailed analysis of the compensation three top Darden executives will walk away with after being urged to resign in the face of investor pressure. The key finding: Darden...
Darden’s Golden Goodbyes

Darden’s Golden Goodbyes

In the face of investor pressure over slumping sales, the corporate board of Darden, the world’s largest full-service restaurant chain, has pushed three top-level executives to resign. As part of “golden goodbye” agreements, these three men will walk away with more...
Restaurant Industry Pay: Taxpayers’ Double Burden

Restaurant Industry Pay: Taxpayers’ Double Burden

Major restaurant chains have come under increasing criticism for paying workers so little that they need to rely on public assistance. What’s less well known is that taxpayers are also subsidizing these corporations’ executive compensation. This report calculates the...