David Neumark, an economics professor at UC Irvine, said job losses were likely to mount, but in subtler ways than Mr. Salem’s case. A restaurant, for example, would make do with 10 employees instead of 11. “If 100 restaurants do that, that’s 100 employees. And if 10,000 restaurants do that, that’s 10,000 employees,” … Neumark said.

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