Something like that could be the end result of a push that would increase the minimum wage of fast food workers to $15 an hour (twice the current minimum wage in some areas).
MSNBC seems eager to help the SEIU push such a wage increase:
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 5, 2013
Let’s first experiment with this idea by doubling the wages of all entry/lower level employees who work for MSNBC and the SEIU. Their management wouldn’t mind, would they?
Tweeters who understand private sector economics understand what would happen:
@msnbc – to flip burgers? No!
— Lisa Logue (@lisa_logue) August 5, 2013
— Patti Cordasco (@PattiCordasco) August 5, 2013
— Donzoni (@TheDonzoni) August 5, 2013
Or never open new locations in the first place, like Walmart in Washington, D.C.