Karen Harned

National Federation of Independent Business Legal Center

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An attorney, and Executive Director of the National Federation of Independent Business Legal Center

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Last week, Walmart stunned the world of retail by announcing that  it will give half-million low-wage workers a raise  in April to $9 an hour, with the promise of $10 an hour by…

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