18 Mar, 2011
Fast food workers protest reduction in minimum wage
The fast food industry is a major employer of minimum wage workers, and it is also one of the few industries that sees increased profits during a recession. Supermacs saw their pretax profit increase by 18% last year, yet they are still cutting their staff’s wages. Advocates of cutting the minimum wage say that it’s crucial for businesses to survive, but that is clearly not the case here.
If you know of other major fast food outlets that are cutting their staff’s wages, leave a comment below.