Advocacy group speaks out against minimum wage hike bill
One small business advocacy group is speaking out about a minimum wage bill currently weaving through the Massachusetts Legislature.
The National Federation of Independent Businesses is concerned that a bill that would create a 33% hike in the state's minimum wage would adversely affect small businesses operating across the state. The hike, the group says, could lead to job losses, income reductions, and closures in the small business community.
"Predictably, the negative impact of these one-size-fits-all, extreme wage hike bills would fall disproportionately on small employers, who will not have...