InFocus Podcast: Minimum wage for franchises, McCleary update, How increased hip & knee replacements affect quality of life, health-care sector

In this episode we discuss minimum wage - as The Seattle Times reports, "[t]he International Franchise Association has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in its continuing fight against a part of Seattle’s $15 minimum-wage law the association says discriminates against franchise owners." Also the latest on McCleary, with legislation setting a timeline for achieving full state funding of K-12 basic education making its way though the Legislature. And finally, hip and knee replacement surgery is on the rise (see here and here) - what does it mean for quality of life and measuring output of our healthcare sector?

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