WAGE AND INSURANCE ISSUES CHALLENGE IOWA BARS & RESTAURANTS

first_imgSIOUX CITY RESTAURANT AND BAR OWNERS GATHERED MONDAY TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING THEIR BUSINESSES.THE GROUP MET WITH JESSICA DUNKER, C-E-O OF THE IOWA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION, WHO SAYS THERE ARE TWO MAIN ISSUES CONCERNING THEM THAT THE STATE LEGISLATURE MAY TAKE UP NEXT YEAR.THE FIRST IS LIABILITY INSURANCE:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/BARS.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC………RESTAURANTS AND BARS. :25DUNKER SAYS THE OTHER ISSUE INVOLVES WAGES PAID TO EMPLOYEES AND THE STATE’S MINIMUM WAGE:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/BARS2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC………ENTIRE STATE. ;11DUNKER SAYS THE IOWA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION DOESN’T OPPOSE AN INCREASE IN THE MINIMUM WAGE, AS LONG AS IT IS ROLLED OUT IN PHASES AND IS IMPLEMENTED STATEWIDE.THE MEETING TOOK PLACE AT THE SIOUX CITY CONVENTION CENTER.last_img