We’ve known for a long time that the National Restaurant Association (the “other” NRA) is an awful organization. As a representative of some of the biggest, most profitable, and often most exploitative businesses in the restaurant industry, the NRA has fought for years to keep the tipped minimum wage for restaurant workers as low as possible. Unfortunately, it’s been largely successful and has kept Congress … Continue reading The Other NRA is Exploiting Workers
This week, Congress is working to pass an “omnibus” general funding bill before the government’s temporary funding runs out. If they fail to pass it before midnight on Friday, the government could shut down, making this a must-pass bill. Unfortunately, when everyone knows a bill has to pass, every lobbyist in Washington sees a golden opportunity to avoid debate and slide their own priorities at the last … Continue reading Will Congress Renew Tax Cuts for Corporations or American Families?