Just Wait...

Blog

Tag: Minimum Wage

Chairperson Harr and members of the Business and Labor Committee:   The Lincoln Independent Business Association would like to express its opposition to LB 494 which increases the tipped minimum wage. LIBA opposes increasing the tipped minimum wage because it will cut into already thin profit margins in the restaurant industry to increase the wage of employees who are already among the highest compensated at restaurants and bars. Under Nebraska statute, tip earning employees are …

READ MORE

Sen. Lathrop and Members of the Business and Labor Committee: I write on behalf of the Lincoln Independent Business Association to express our opposition to LB 943 and 947. LIBA would be just as happy as anyone else if Nebraska could pass a law that mandates everyone make more money with no adverse consequences. ¬†However, actions do have consequences.¬† Raising the minimum wage has little potential to reduce poverty, it will cause wage inflation and …

READ MORE