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Working Lunch: Study shows wage mandates may have economic consequences

Also, a look back at highlights and lowlights from the restaurant industry in 2019

A new study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research outlines potential consequences from mandated wage increases. The team from Align Public Strategies looks at the study and whether it can change the conversation.

The team also takes a look back at the highlights and lowlights of 2019 in restaurants, and talks about whether the industry is in a good position to tackle issues coming up in 2020.

The podcast wraps up with the weekly legislative scorecard.

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits 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 or Restaurant Hospitality.

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