Skip to comments.McDonald's Employee and Single Mother Detained for Confronting Company President About Worker Pay
Posted on 10/10/2013 1:23:08 PM PDT by fungokingEdited on 10/10/2013 3:33:51 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
A single mother who has been working at McDonald's for 10 years was detained by police last week after she interrupted the company president's speech in Chicago to confront him about low worker pay.
Crain's Chicago Business reports that 26-year-old Nancy Salgado was part of a group protesting the event, asking company officials to raise worker wages to $15 an hour and allow employees to form a union without fear of retaliation.
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For yahoo the comments are sum what heartening
lot of personal responsibility being embraced.
She’s free to go work for another company that’s willing to pay her more. This isn’t slavery.
Although she’s philosophically wrong, I’ll give her one kudos.
Most in her situation are totally dependent on us taxpayers.
In Baraq’s America, she’s crazy to be working for min wage, frankly.
Perhaps she will learn that what you get paid in jail, is significantly less than what McDonalds pays...but there is a lot of companionship.
McDonalds was never intended to be a family supporting job for the majority of it’s workers.
It was designed around the entry level worker, folks transitioning into the work force. Get some skills, move on.
Why should a person wiggle their way into this type of job, then think they should be able to set future corporate policy?
This displays just how business savvy this person is. They’re not worth more than minimum wage based on what she displays here.
Correction: had been working
Interestingly...a serial killer was allowed to continue to murder numerous people at the same event because he was a supporter of no minimum wage.
I can only give her 1/3 credit. One third credit for working, but 1/3 against her for not having a stable home life with a husband and father of her kids, 1/3 against her for assuming that she is entitled to fabulous money to support her for life in what is supposed to be an entry level job.
Wonder what her cell phone and starbucks bill is.
It’s a sad testament to the current state of affairs that we feel doing the bare minimum in almost praiseworthy.
She could buy one share of stock in the corporation and speak her mind about management at the stockholders meeting, but that would require some brains.
If she was worth more than $8.25 she could have gotten it elsewhere.
What if she is only worth $3.75?
I am certain that somewhere along the way we taxpayers are “helping her out.”
I find it strange she’s worked for Mickey Dee’s for 10 years and is still making $8.25/hr.
Frankly she’d be better off finding one of those 1-800-DISABLE lawyer outfits.
I think it is sad that in 10 years of work, she has not been able to advance in her career beyond an entry-level position.
She would be a medium-grade blogger.
Nor is a McD's cashier a career with pay and benefits accordingly.
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