John Soranno

Punch Pizza Raising Its Minimum Wage Again -- To $11 An HourDuring last year’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama gave a shout-out to the owners of Minnesota-based Punch Pizza for voluntarily raising the company’s starting minimum wage to $10 an hour.
Punch Pizza Inspires Small Business Owner To Raise WagesA Twin Cities pizza chain is getting national attention once again for leading the way with higher employee wages. "Hi, everybody.  In my state of the union address, I talked about pizza.  More specifically, I talked about a pizza chain in Minneapolis - Punch Pizza - whose owner, John Soranno, made the business decision to give his employees a raise to ten bucks an hour," President Obama said in his weekly address.
Punch Pizza Featured In State Of The UnionAfter making headlines by raising their starting wage to $10 an hour for employees, Punch Pizza was recognized Tuesday during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.
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