RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Locally owned restaurant Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue is increasing the starting hourly wages for their employees this month.
The restaurant will increase their starting wages to $12.50 per hour starting on August 24.
Ellwood Thompson’s grocery store recently raised their hourly rates to $10.10. Following suit were Martin’s, who raised their hourly wages to $9.00 in June.
Buz and Ned’s is hosting a job fair from 1 to 5 p.m. on August 22 at 8205 W. Broad Street.
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