WASHINGTON The foodservice industry’s hopes for bigger federal wage concessions were dimmed when the House of Representatives passed a bill Friday that included $1.8 billion in small-business tax breaks over 10 years. Apreviously passed Senate bill to raise the federal minimum wage by nearly 40 percent to $7.25 a hour had included $8.3 billion in tax credits and deductions as offsets to ease the blow of higher labor costs on employers.The House’s Feb. 19 passage of the Small Business ...
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