Socio-economic

McDonald’s Worker Isn’t Letting Age Stop Him Fighting For a Fair Wage The media is full of stories about fast food workers who are fighting to earn a fair living wage. It has been illustrated over and over again that our fast food workers are no longer college kids looking to earn some beer money, [...]

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The area of fast food is one that brings a lot of emotions to the forefront. People have opinions on why people should not eat at the popular fast food chains such as McDonald’s and those opinions have seen a number of changes in the fast food industry. A more recent, and even more controversial [...]

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Pilot’s Earn The Same As Fast Food Workers One of the hot topics in the media of late, and indeed here at FastFood.com has been the low wages being paid to fast food workers and their fight for a $15 hourly wage. Public opinion is split between those who feel it is only fair for [...]

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An increased minimum wage; what does it mean? Recently a debate has begun over the proposal to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. This has caused some scare in the business community stemming from a fear of loss of jobs, while others are supporting this proposal, seeing it as a way to assist [...]

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Minimum wage has become a battleground for two competing studies. First, there is the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors, who claims that raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 (by nearly forty percent) will result in no loss of jobs. Then there is the Congressional Budget Office, stating that the proposed minimum wage [...]

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Reaction to the increase in the minimum wage from $8 to $9 an hour in California is creating quite a stir. Where in some respects and increase in pay may seem like a highly beneficial thing, in many respects, it is either creating problems or it is such an insignificant amount of money that those [...]

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