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Working Lunch: Political fight over tipped wages is far from over

Why the conversation will re-emerge in D.C. and across the nation

On this week’s episode, Align Public Strategies explains why the fight over tipped wages is far from over in D.C. despite an overwhelming vote in favor of increasing the minimum wage, and why the conversation will spread around the country. Plus, the Supreme Court's internet sales tax ruling will impact industries beyond retail including restaurants. 

The Align team also has an extended interview with an expert on association health care plans following the announcement of a rule from the Labor Department that would expand options for smaller employers by allowing them to band together and form insurance pools. Plus, get this week’s legislative scorecard.

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and non-profit organizations navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News and Restaurant Hospitality.

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