NEWTON, MASS. —In a poll of human resources professionals in restaurant, retail, health care and transportation industries, most said they oppose raising the federal minimum wage to $7.25 per hour, reported Humetrics, a research division of Deploy Solutions, based here. Humetrics gathered opinions from more than 1,000 HR and operations professionals on labor costs. On the issue of a higher federal minimum wage, 47 percent said they opposed it, while 31 percent favored it. ...
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