Last week, Nation’s Restaurant News did us all a huge favor by reporting on where each presidential candidates stands on issues pertaining to the restaurant industry. So now we are going to do you a favor by summarizing it all.
- Minimum wage: Supports a $12-per-hour federal minimum wage
- Healthcare: Wants to “defend and expand” the Affordable Care Act
- Joint employer: Will uphold the joint-employer ruling
- Immigration: Supports a pathway to citizenship
- Employee protections: Wants up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave, while receiving at least 2/3 of current wages
- Minimum wage: Should remain a local/state issue, but open to a $10-per-hour federal minimum wage
- Healthcare: Repeal the Affordable Care Act, which would include menu-labeling regulations
- Joint employer: No official position
- Immigration: Wants to deport illegal immigrants
- Employee protections: No official position
So who do you think will be better for the franchising industry — Clinton or Trump?