Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
GiveMeGossip.com - Gossip Forum
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
Sooo..NYC Fast Food Workers Went On Strike. Want a Union.
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:SilverPatriot:MV8yMDY2NjI2XzM0Nzc0Mzk3X0M4RjcyOTRF] [quote:Anonymous Coward 28752316:MV8yMDY2NjI2XzM0NzczNDk1X0JFNjE2NjVF] [quote:Burt Gummer:MV8yMDY2NjI2XzM0NzcyMDk0Xzc2RDM5OTcx] [quote:Anonymous Coward 28256524:MV8yMDY2NjI2XzkxQ0UyMDEy] http://money.cnn.com/2012/11/29/smallbusiness/fast-food-strike-mcdonalds/ "McDonald's, KFC, Burger King workers protest in NYC "..." "...several protests at different locations in the city, including Times Square and the Fulton Street Mall in Brooklyn. Workers from McDonald's, Burger King, and Yum Brand -run restaurants KFC and Taco Bell are expected to join. Workers say they are asking for a pay raise to $15 an hour and the right to form a union. Currently, the median pay for the nearly 50,000 fast food workers in New York City is $9 an hour..." [/quote] [b]Bussed in UNION thugs.....AGAIN.[/b] Just think....they want McDonalds to pay them $15.00 (up from the 7.50-9.50) they pay them now. Guess what happens to McDonalds food prices? ....then guess what happens to their ENTIRE business as a result when people stop buying due to high prices? F*cking Socialists. :uniontwink: [/quote] I will guess. Price is where supply and demand curves intersect. Price is a function of supply and demand. If unions drive wages up, how does that affect what someone is willing to pay for a cheeseburger or how many cheeseburgers there are to sell? It doesn't. So how will franchise owners pay higher wages? Well, money comes in to the cash register. Some goes into buying more cheeseburgers and keeping the electric on. Some goes into the owners pocket. I guess any increase in cost means the owner takes less in profits. He gets less free money. So long as he gets more free money than he would get in another business, he will keep his fast food restaurant running. Businesses can always adapt to rising costs of materials and supplies. Their hysteria at increased labor costs is FAKE. Nine dollars an hour in NYC? Who can live on that? Homeless people? You want to eat a burger cooked by a guy sleeps in a city shelter? Or on a grate or in a condemned building? Bathing in the mens room sink? OMG. [/quote] In your bringing up the point that supply and demand drives the market and dictates what you can charge for an item before suffering loses but you must also consider that connivance food is just that a connivance and not a necessity. If the prices on these marginal connivance food rises much more then they currently are then it would drive more people to eat at home or package meals for the road, which would be a good thing. Since our economy is not stable and those left with expendable funds allocated for such trivial convince purchases would dwindle those left frequenting these fast food establishments would be those who fall under the government dependent class using their EBT cards for burgers and fries. Your analogy of the owner pocketing less than a living wage for himself is ludicrous and I suspect the owner would rather lay off employees before going home with the dregs from the cash register. We see an ever-increasing number of fast food restaurants closing due to customers choosing other options to save money. Daily Job Cuts http://www.dailyjobcuts.com/ [/quote]
link to money.cnn.com
"McDonald's, KFC, Burger King workers protest in NYC
"...several protests at different locations in the city, including Times Square and the Fulton Street Mall in Brooklyn. Workers from McDonald's, Burger King, and Yum Brand -run restaurants KFC and Taco Bell are expected to join.
Workers say they are asking for a pay raise to $15 an hour and the right to form a union. Currently, the median pay for the nearly 50,000 fast food workers in New York City is $9 an hour..."
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
Medicare for all: Bernie Sanders calls for single-payer health system
For the first time ever, scientists spot an aurora outside our solar system
Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
The Military Will Test a New Terrifyingly Loud Noise Directed Energy Gun
University of California offers six choices for 'gender identity'
Hackers Claim John McCain Knew ISIS Execution Videos Were Staged
Why Are They Hosting a Weird Occultic Dance Opera Inside CERN?
Seattle’s Nanny State is “Deputizing Trashmen as Secret Police” to Snoop Through Wastebins
Chattanooga Hoax? Victim Reported Dead Years Before Shooting
European Researchers Warn the World of the Dangers of Climate Engineering
New Legislation Would Place Breathalyzers in All New Cars
Transhumanist Candidate Wants “Brain Implants to Manage Violent Actions of Prisoners”… And Society
Are Salmon Dying from Hot Water in Northwestern Rivers, Or Could It Be Something Else?
New Online Petition Seeks to Make Traffic Fines Based on One’s Income
Edible Vaccines: What’s in your Banana?
Gold Manipulation: It’s Much Bigger Than You Think
ALEC Behind Recent Push For Mandatory Vaccination
American Town is Cell Phone and Wi-Fi "Quiet Zone", Sanctuary for EMF Sensitivity
DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT KIND OF MILK YOU`RE DRINKING AND WHAT THE NUMBERS ON THE PACKAGING MEAN
Talcum powder is Linked to Ovarian Cancer. Shocking Reasons to Stop Using It Immediately
Euthanasia Vans Could Deal With Old People In The UK
Video: Norway Builds First “Bee Highway”
Humans Are Not From Earth, Scientist Says Aliens Brought Us Here
Grown men and women in uniform are using social media to bully others, and the Army is now looking to catch them in the act.
Google Want To Record Your Entire Life And Make It Searchable
This Flag Represents The Principle, "Fight For What You Believe In."
This Is The Rebel Flag, "You're Either Free Or You're Not."
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd. Godlike™
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2015 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.007s (5 queries)