National Restaurant Association Says Now is Not the Time for the Raise the Wage Act
The National Restaurant Association released the results of its survey of restaurants large and small, which asked what impact the proposed Raise the Wage Act would have on their ability to recover in 2021.
After hearing the response, the Association sent a letter to congressional leaders citing the survey results to urge that the measure be removed from the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan.
“Passage of this bill this year would lead to job losses and higher use of labor-reducing equipment and technology,” said Sean Kennedy, executive vice president for Public Affairs for the National Restaurant Association...
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