Win/win right? Wrong! Now I have to sit behind someone that doesn't know their elbow from their ass trying to work the machine and 4 other people that typically breathe through their mouth. It may of saved AMC theaters money but it's ruined my experience and makes me more likely to sneak in a diet Mr. Pibb than go through that aggravating experience.
The elimination of fast food staff is heavily reliant on people doing what they should when going through the process. You can control your staff, you have no idea what will happen when you open it to the wider public. What happens if I only go to fast food once every couple of months and drive up to see a kiosk? I may be like "**** this" and go to Wendy's.
The wage increases are usually credited to the huge economic boom of the 90's. Did Welfare to Work create the economic boom?We;ve rarely gotten to see a reprieve from increased social spending in this country in that time, but as I have shown with the Economist graph, when welfare was cut in 1997 the income of the 10th, 20th and 50th percentiles increased by as much as 20%.