Minimum Wage divides business

PEO’s (Professional Employer Organization) are set to help their clients comply with the proposed minimum wage increase

USA Today reports:

America’s businesses are at odds over minimum wage legislation, but the rift has little to do with a $2.10 hourly raise. A Senate bill that could win final passage this week is pitting small businesses and retailers that would benefit from tax breaks in the bill against the larger corporations and manufacturers that would have to pay for them.

At issue are tax breaks put in the Senate bill as sweeteners to attract Republican votes for the minimum wage increase. The legislation would increase the federal minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour in three steps over two years.

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USA Today Article