The Florida restaurant is considering increasing its starting wages to attract more potential employees.
The San Francisco-based firm said it would make donations to the campaign until the end of the month.
The Arizona Democrat was criticized by members of her party after posting a picture of herself with the ring.
Gravity Payments' Dan Price, who sacrificed his own assets to raise employees' wages, says, "Always invest in people."
Johnson, a Republican from South Dakota, said that a minimum wage hike "is a lot about young people," while Takano, a Democrat from California, argued its impact would be greatest on low-income older adults.
The Vermont senator told MSNBC that "a lot of work" has been already done internally in terms of bringing Democrats together on issues such as the $15 minimum wage.
Restaurants say they're not worried about a possible hike in the minimum wage, debunking what their own industry lobbyists are saying.
The federal minimum wage has not been raised in more than a decade, but Democrats are pushing to increase it to $15 an hour.
The Democratic representative said the White House hurt the measure by signaling that it was ready to negotiate.
In internal company documents, a private-equity owned conglomerate claimed credit to its employees about successfully blocking a boost in pay for low-wage workers.
Progressives continue to push for $15 an hour, despite their failure to get the raise included in the recently passed American Rescue Plan.
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain said the Biden administration would holds talk with allies on Capitol Hill this week regarding the $15 minimum wage push.
A rise in the federal minimum wage was stripped out of the latest stimulus bill when it reached the Senate.
The Republican senator has indicated that she might back an increase in the federal floor, but not to $15 an hour.
The progressive lawmaker talked up measures to help small businesses pay for the proposed wage increase.
"I think that every Republican wants to raise the minimum wage," said the Democratic senator from West Virginia. "Everyone's just not in sync with Bernie Sanders at $15."
The Vermont senator told CNN's Anderson Cooper that the fight to raise the federal minimum wage would continue.
The West Virginia Democrat has spoken of his desires to work in a bipartisan manner, and his own preference for a minimum wage rise but below the $15 an hour mark.
The Arizona senator's thumbs-down gesture when she voted against raising the federal minimum wage has opened a debate about feminism.
The Arizona lawmaker has faced criticism for her gesture as she rejected the provision to raise the federal wage to $15 an hour.
"A full-time minimum-wage earner makes less than $16k a year. This one's a no-brainer. Tell Congress to #RaiseTheWage!" Sinema wrote in 2014, when she served in the House.
In a fiery speech on the floor, Sanders called it "disgraceful" that Congress hasn't raised the minimum wage since 2007.
"I don't mind looking at increasing the minimum wage in a responsible way," Graham said. "That will be easier for business and get us to where we want to go."
"We have a responsibility to show people in this country what a Democratic majority can do for working people," the New York progressive said.
The Senate minority leader said that raising the minimum wage is "worth discussing," suggesting a consensus is emerging that an increase should happen.
A provision to raise the minimum wage in the U.S. may be removed from the COVID-19 stimulus bill in the Senate
For years, people have been looking at the price of fast food in Denmark to argue for an increase in minimum wages in U.S.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is among progressive lawmakers pushing for a $15-an-hour minimum wage, a figure she described as a "deep compromise."
The Vermont senator has said he would continue to push for a $15 minimum wage after it was deemed not part of budget reconciliation.
"It is an issue that the president remains committed to...That's why he put it in his package," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday.