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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    That's already been discussed and yes I'm aware. Next.
    Then you said this why?

    "McDonald's actually could absorb that without raising prices one penny."

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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    Could?

    Well of course they could.

    And GM could sell Corvette's for $1. They would lose a pile...but they could do it.


    The question is, could Mcdonald's do it without cutting into the profit margin for the goods they sell?

    And the question to that is...no.

    Revenue – Costs = Profit/ Loss

    You cannot raise costs without raising revenue and still maintain previous profits...not possible.


    And if you think McDonald's can cut profits, then you know little of stocks.

    If McDonald's starts cutting it's profits quarter after quarter, it's stock will plummet.

    Obviously the only real solution is universal hamburger.
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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    Why didn't you demand $30.00 per hour from your boss?
    I guess I should have. After all, they have the money, and from the points I see being made on the left, the fact that you have money is justification to take it from you, it doesn't seem to matter that you worked for it.

    On the other hand, maybe it was smart of me to stay at the lower wage, since once I got the excessive pay, that would be reason enough to take it from me!
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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by hjl1991 View Post
    However the one's that are worth it will get paid much better, not to mention your food service will also be much better. And believe me, there are plenty of workers in restaurants who deserve $15 an hour.
    It really doesn't matter what they "deserve", does it? All that really matters is what the job they are doing is worth. I don't think anyone would pay a Harvard MBA $150k a year to mow their lawn.
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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    When you force an increase in the cost per employees you get fewer employees. The decisions on staffing are not made based on 40 years of inflation.

    What we are seeing is something that is a lot like the elevator operator jobs of the early 1900s, when they went on strike suddenly their employers found the magic of automated elevators. When you force a new minimum wage you force companies to lay off people or slow hiring. The learn to make do with fewer employees. If 40 years later you raise the minimum wage again they will cut workers and/or hiring again because that is the budget.

    Likewise take note that your example is correct at 45 years but not at 40 years. Why is it that $1.60 was worth so much less in 1973 than it was in 1968, just 5 years later? That is because inflation shot up in 1968. All the minimum wage increases of 1968 did was lead to more unemployed and higher costs for goods. Within 5 years the imaginary gains even for those who were still employed at minimum wage had been erased and the buying power of all Americans was diminished.



    Nope, you employ static reasoning liberally and therefor miss the obvious give and take of an organic economy.
    The correlation isn't as good as you think.
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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    Then you said this why?

    "McDonald's actually could absorb that without raising prices one penny."
    ...because they could? It's not like there's a magical barrier preventing McDonald's HQ from shouldering the additional cost instead of the individual franchises.
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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    So lets say the basic worker on McD gets $15.00/hour. So how much are you going to raised the shift supervisor pay or the managers pay?

    If you don't raise the pay by the % you raised the entry level worker, are you not saying to the shift supervisor you are not worth as much to the business as you use to be?

    I understand some people who had better jobs and lost them have taken jobs at McD's to try at least to do something. I'll give them credit for that. By to lump those with high school kid with little to no work experience and pay them $15 is crazy.

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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    I expect this time will be as ineffectual as the last time. In a pinch most fast food places can stay open just by pulling together their shift management staff.
    If front line managers don't get extra pay for working those extra hours, it won't be long before they join the strike.

    McDonalds has been excluded from the list of "best employers" several times based upon the low pay that not only hourly workers make, but also the lower level management staff. It was my first managerial job, I was working as an assistant manager at McDonalds while completing my last few classes for my degree. Two weeks after I got my college diploma, I left for a higher paying job. Two years later I was making nearly double what I did at Micky D's, and working less hours doing it.

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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by imagep View Post
    If front line managers don't get extra pay for working those extra hours, it won't be long before they join the strike.

    McDonalds has been excluded from the list of "best employers" several times based upon the low pay that not only hourly workers make, but also the lower level management staff. It was my first managerial job, I was working as an assistant manager at McDonalds while completing my last few classes for my degree. Two weeks after I got my college diploma, I left for a higher paying job. Two years later I was making nearly double what I did at Micky D's, and working less hours doing it.
    Do you really believe individuals aspire to the entry level jobs, or simply use them as you did until there is a better one for which you qualify?
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    Re: Might be a delay getting your Big Mac today.

    Quote Originally Posted by imagep View Post
    If front line managers don't get extra pay for working those extra hours, it won't be long before they join the strike.

    McDonalds has been excluded from the list of "best employers" several times based upon the low pay that not only hourly workers make, but also the lower level management staff. It was my first managerial job, I was working as an assistant manager at McDonalds while completing my last few classes for my degree. Two weeks after I got my college diploma, I left for a higher paying job. Two years later I was making nearly double what I did at Micky D's, and working less hours doing it.
    Because you had a college degree.
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