Fast Food Workers Strike For Living Wages

31 Aug


Many fast food workers in the U.S. have joined in a nationwide effort to get paid a living wage. This action has brought numerous comments from various sources.

Most of the responses I have seen have been negative. Some asking how much a burger would cost if these people were paid $15 an hour.

Others compared their personal wages to the wages sought by these teenagers in their starting job.

A private in the U.S. army does not make this much.

I worked for XX years and never got paid that much. And so on.

For the record, McDonalds pays their workers in Australia $15 an hour and according to The Economist their Big Macs sell for anywhere from 6 cents to 70 cents more than American Big Macs.

In France the workers are paid around $12 an hour, no data on cost of Big Macs.

Last time I was…

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Posted by on August 31, 2013 in Uncategorized


3 responses to “Fast Food Workers Strike For Living Wages

  1. larryjben

    August 31, 2013 at 6:40 PM

    Thank you for the re-blog. together we can accomplish our goals. Carry on my friend, carry on.

    • Karthikeyan A K

      August 31, 2013 at 6:42 PM

      Yup, life is worth living. Businesses should be created for the betterment of human race and not for some stupid numbers in your bank account to get higher.

      • larryjben

        August 31, 2013 at 7:20 PM

        Yup. I see you are learning English quite well. 🙂


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