Numerous states and cities across the country decided during last week’s midterm elections to raise their minimum wage, which has legal and retail employment experts predicting changes to other benefits could occur as a result.

John E. Thompson, partner in Fisher & Phillips’ Atlanta office, explains that initial impacts will be felt in industries where traditionally there have been a higher proportion of minimum wage employees, such as the fast food, restaurant and retail sectors. But, he notes that aftershocks could end up in other areas of the workforce. 

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