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originally posted by: AlaskanDad
Today the corps (corporations) reap record profits, the worker earns less and less, one must question why this is?
Yep, every pay scale must increase.
originally posted by: nwtrucker
a reply to: AlaskanDad
I guess I won't be buying hamburgers any more.....
Want to watch economists fight? Bring up the minimum wage
Economists disagree on nearly every aspect of the policy: how many people will be affected, who those people are, how much they will be affected and what the minimum wage does in the U.S. economy.
Full-service restaurants at all levels spent about ... 33 percent on salaries and wages
Those with checks under $15 showed a profit of 3 percent. Those with checks from $15 to $24.99 boasted the highest profit margin at 3.5 percent. Finally, those with checks of $25 and over had the lowest profits, at 1.8 percent.
Limited-service restaurants devoted ... 29 percent went to salaries and wages
Profit before taxes was also the highest for any type of restaurant, at 6 percent.