Skip to comments.Dozens Protest ‘Slave Wages’ For Fast-Food Workers In Metro Detroit
Posted on 12/05/2013 6:29:39 AM PST by Biggirl
DETROIT (WWJ/AP) - Dozens of demonstrators lined up outside an east side Detroit McDonalds restaurant in an effort to protest what one man called slave wages for fast-food workers.
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They are lucky to have jobs in this crappy economy.
My heart pumps peanut butter for them.
Uh oh! They said slave!!!
dumb asses every last one of them. Slaves didn’t get paid.
‘Slave Wages’ is an oxymoron from a bunch of morons who need oxy....................
Find a better job.
Slaves also didn’t have a choice to work there or not.
they aren’t going to have jobs for long if there is a
“strike” against fast food
All they have to do is quit.
Free at last.
Cue obligatory comments referencing punishment involving human excretory products.
Tax slaves, wage earners are.
How many of those striking would be willing to spend $15 on a Big Mac meal?
“Slaves also didnt have a choice to work there or not.”
So true, if it’s that bad, go on to your “dream job” dumb food workers. Oh, except maybe you don’t have any skills, and if you do, your hero barak has made such a drag on the economy that there are no jobs.
Here comes $12 dollar Big Macs to Detroit.
Now Martin Bashir wants to poop in their mouths!
Another ‘coordinated crisis’ under the direction of the White Hut. Theater.
When I was a teenager I worked FF restaurants with other teens making 65 cents an hour. We didn’t complain. The only adults were the managers. It was not considered a ‘living wage’ nor was it meant to be a permanent situation. These people apparently don’t realize that..........Of course I know that all this crap is being ginned up by the WH and their union thug cronies. Most of these protesters are just paid political hacks...............
What are we talking about again?
How many of the “strikers” actually work at those fast food restaurants or any other restaurant?
Can government has pretty much taxed or regulated those offshore.
Your replacements are on the way if the T.E.A. Party doesn't save your sorry jobs!!
These are the jobs for young people who are just beginning their work career or are in school or for adults who need a second job.
These are not the jobs you take to raise a family.
People who constantly drive legislators to increase the minimum wage have absolutely NO perspective on what these jobs are.
In the end everyone loses...Employers have to limit hiring and consumers keep their money in their pockets rather than pay ridiculous prices for inferior food and services!!!
3rd world standard is dollar a day wage. Millions of people in Africa are yet to make as much. Why do they think they do deserve any better in Detroit?
Dang am I gonna get stuffed today. So many FFR’s and so little time. Maybe just purchase their smallest meal at each one just to P O the “strikers”. Now, get back to work or when you come back tomorrow, you’ll quickly figure that min wage beats zero wage. (And while your outside, sweep down the parking lot.)
It’s going to be so funny when they get replaced by machines :)
“Dozens” huh? Yikes. The unions are getting cheap when it comes to hiring “protestors”.
That depends on your definition of the word work.
Does swiping an ebt card count as work? It doesn't swipe itself.
‘All they have to do is quit.
Free at last.’
Is that free from work or free stuff from Barry’s slush fund for those who refuse to work??
The cashier will swipe it for you if you ask them nice. < / sarcasm >
Again, this is all about a union who has figured out where the next big flood of ‘members’, or rather, people they can bleed for dues. Raise those salaries a dollar an hour, so that the union can take that pre-tax dollar out of the employee's pocket and line their own.
Hey! Want to try for bonus points? Take the media picture of the Walmart protest and compare it the media picture of the fast food protest, and count how many faces you can exactly match between the two photos. I think the record last year was 11, with the accompanying media article actually quoting the same three people between the two protests.
Someone should poop in their mouths. - Martin Bashir
Easy solution: liberal politicians should pass law declaring that all employees are paid at least $150,000 per hour, regardless of industry.
This is the minimum that any compassionate government should do.
Dozens?? Too bad the actions of a few lefty wackos can make the news. Ignore them and they will go away from lack of interest. Covering them just breeds more.
Martin Bashir is shocked at this public expression!
$15/hour doesn’t mean much if there’s no one around to pay it. Same principle on display in Obamacare: ‘coverage’ does not mean ‘access’.
Detroit. Black employees. “Slave Wages”.
Yeah yeah yeah yeah.....we get it already!
Slavery comparison? Paging Martin Bashir....
Working for a private employer is not like working for the government where the level of pay isn’t necessarily a function of the value of an employee’s work and contribution.
In the non-government job market, once the linkage is broken between the value of an employee’s contribution and their pay the free market economy is dead.
But isn’t that what the leftists want?
There. Fixed it.
It sounds like massive crowds of two and three people are gathering to protest.
Their surface arguments (though not their real reasons) for the minimum wage are all predicated on the assumption of
“to each according to his needs”.
“Is that free from work or free stuff from Barrys slush fund for those who refuse to work??”
They probably get welfare supplement.
I’m sick of hearing about the low wages of FF workers. The ones complaining are on the bottom rung. They can move up the ladder if they want.
A general manager at most FF stores makes a good living. But that little fact never gets any ink.
Most of these people are retired seniors looking for extra money to supplement their pensions, young kids looking for extra cash as they continue their education, and illegal invaders who stole into my country. VERY few rely on these positions as career commitments.
And not an ounce of altruistic instinct between them. These protests are about raising their own wages and harassing small businessmen to do it.
Yep, let’s boycott fast food to help them out. Then they can get paid nothing and have no job at all.
I love the smell of liberal logic in the morning, reminds me of the old cow pasture.