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Working Lunch: U.S. House set to vote on $15 minimum wage

Align Public Strategies discusses how the upcoming vote may impact the national conversation and election prospects

Democrats in the United States House of Representatives plan to hold a vote on a $15 per hour minimum wage mandate, the details of which will set a new marker in the national conversation and may impact the election prospects of some members in 2020. Align Public Strategies sits down with Matt Haller, senior vice president for government relations and public affairs at the International Franchise Association, to learn about his group’s efforts on the issue.

And another strike is in the news, this time at Amazon. The Align Public Strategies team discusses why labor work stoppages are back in vogue after a long hiatus and then wrap up with the 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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