Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The public cost of low wage jobs

Across the country fast-food workers have participated in one day walk-outs saying, "We can't survive on $7.35."  It is clear how low wages hurt the worker.  What is less acknowledged is how the public also bears the cost of low wage Jobs.

CLICK HERE to read "Taxpayers $7 billion Subsidy to Fast Food Profits Should End," an editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

CLICK HERE to hear McDonald's tell full-time employees to apply for welfare benefits.

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