Advocacy group Fight for $15 is back in action, calling for protests and demonstrations in cities across the country to pressure the incoming Biden Administration into passing a $15 per hour minimum wage. Considering the political dynamics in the Senate, just a few senators — probably fewer than five — will decide the fate of any potential wage hike. On the Working Lunch podcast, the team from Align Public Strategies takes a look at the state of play on wages and discusses the industry’s political positioning.
As predicted last week, corporations and many of their PACs are drastically changing their political donation strategies in the blowback to last week’s events at the Capitol. Some are even getting out of the political business altogether. Align Public Strategies takes a look at the ramifications for companies, the industry and Congressional Republicans.
The podcast wraps up with the weekly legislative scorecard.
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