Restaurant response to State of the Union is mixed

Restaurant response to State of the Union is mixed

Some in the industry support the proposed federal minimum wage hike proposed by President Obama while others oppose it.

President Barack Obama’s call for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour ups the ante from his earlier push to bring it up to $9.

It also falls below efforts by labor organizations and fast-food protesters to increase the wage to $15.

Still, with states taking action, some restaurant chains are still forced to deal with higher labor costs in the next few years.

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