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The fast-food industry is a $200 billion business, yet many chains offer wages just a dollar above the federal minimum wage, which currently stands at $7.25. Because the wages are so low, 52% of workers rely on some sort of government assistance, costing taxpayers an approximate $3.8 billion a year. Workers are now demanding a $15-an-hour "living wage."
I have been at my job for 22yrs and even I don't make $15 hr .even good employees who have been dedicated to their job and never miss work and have more than a highschool diploma and we don't make $15 hr . if you raise min wage then raise everybody's wages
It's definitely time. Fast-food giants clearly are not going to take any initiative on their own. Case and point right here: