- The parent company of some of America’s largest fast food chains is claiming credit for convincing Congress to exclude a $15 minimum wage from the recent COVID relief bill, according to internal company documents reviewed by The Daily Poster.
- Inspire Brands — which owns Jimmy Johns, Arby’s, Sonic, Buffalo Wild Wings and Dunkin’ Donuts, on Thursday sent employees a review of its government lobbying activity that highlighted its success in keeping the $15 minimum wage out of Democrats’ American Rescue Plan.
- The company’s boasts come just a few months after a government report found that some of its chains had among the highest percentage of workers relying on food stamps.
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