Entry-level employers from restaurants and retail stores face a second wave of challenges after Hurricane Harvey. Now that many of their employees no longer have a place to work, Align Public Strategies reviews the challenges and opportunities ahead for businesses. This week’s legislative scorecard includes news on the Trump administration’s plan to end the Obama-era equal pay data collection rule. Plus, companies are keeping a close eye on Missouri, where new developments in efforts to increase the minimum wage could be modeled in other parts of the country.
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