4/30/2014

Business groups, such as IFA and the National Council of Chain Restaurants, are voicing opposition to a bill proposed in the U.S. Senate that would increase the $7.25 hourly minimum wage to $10.10 over the course of 30 months, allowing for automatic increases thereafter that are tied to inflation rates. The National Restaurant Association sent hundreds of members to Washington, D.C., to lobby legislators on issues including the minimum wage increase, which the Congressional Budget Office estimates could eliminate 500,000 jobs.

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