“Commander & Chef”

Since: Sep 11

Saint Marys, GA

#41 May 16, 2013
The general effect of minimum wage laws and increases in minimum wages is to reduce employment by the least qualified workers and reduce total economic activity.

This means that the US economy contracts. While some individuals may benefit more are hurt. A rising tide lifts all boats. In the case of a rising minimum wage, the tide is going out.
Counterblast

Saint Marys, GA

#42 May 18, 2013
LonePalm wrote:
The general effect of minimum wage laws and increases in minimum wages is to reduce employment by the least qualified workers and reduce total economic activity.
This means that the US economy contracts. While some individuals may benefit more are hurt. A rising tide lifts all boats. In the case of a rising minimum wage, the tide is going out.
This is nothing new it happens from time to time. What it really means is the government is going to stick their hand into your bank account and take half of the money. Once the wages go up inflation will start and the dollar will be worth half of what it is now. Let us get on with the wage increase so we can give up our fair share of our assets to the government. You think sequestration is going to hurt you have not seen anything until the inflation starts.

In the end the poor soul working for minimum wage his buying power will be right back down at the level it is today. It is all a rue and we fall for it every 35 years or so. The way to judge it is how many minutes do I work to buy a pair of shoes or a loaf of bread. Money is work credits. They going to take the ones you have saved up away now.
Blast

Saint Marys, GA

#43 May 18, 2013
Counterblast wrote:
<quoted text>
This is nothing new it happens from time to time. What it really means is the government is going to stick their hand into your bank account and take half of the money. Once the wages go up inflation will start and the dollar will be worth half of what it is now. Let us get on with the wage increase so we can give up our fair share of our assets to the government. You think sequestration is going to hurt you have not seen anything until the inflation starts.
In the end the poor soul working for minimum wage his buying power will be right back down at the level it is today. It is all a rue and we fall for it every 35 years or so. The way to judge it is how many minutes do I work to buy a pair of shoes or a loaf of bread. Money is work credits. They going to take the ones you have saved up away now.
Remember when they spent all the money they could find. The poor soul working for minimum wage will loose nothing.

“Commander & Chef”

Since: Sep 11

Saint Marys, GA

#44 May 18, 2013
Just because the government requires that an employer pay a certain wage is no guarantee that there will be jobs available at that wage.

The only employers who will continue to pay the higher wage are those who can pass it on to their customers. Now the higher minimum wage has effectively become government theft of the wages of the customer for the benefit of the minimum wage earner.
Dead Before It Begins

Savannah, GA

#45 May 18, 2013
LonePalm wrote:
Just because the government requires that an employer pay a certain wage is no guarantee that there will be jobs available at that wage.
The only employers who will continue to pay the higher wage are those who can pass it on to their customers. Now the higher minimum wage has effectively become government theft of the wages of the customer for the benefit of the minimum wage earner.
It won't happen. Most businesses would have to drastically raise their prices if it did, essentially pricing themselves out of business. Think about the fast food chains; convenience stores; even grocery stores.
Much like any labor-related idea that took root in Detroit, this is a bad one, and this one will almost certainly die on the vine.
Then again...I thought the same thing about ObamaCare, so.....
Ned Resnikoff

Saint Marys, GA

#46 May 18, 2013
The Nationwide flood of labor uprisings in fast food industry hit Milwaukee, Wis. on Wednesday morning when workers at several major fast food and retail chains commenced a day-long strike. Check it out. Demanding $15.00 dollars per hour.

New York, Chicago, St. Louis, and Detroit are the latest.

Lastest was carried by: MSNBC

We going to get our money. Obama promised us.

“Commander & Chef”

Since: Sep 11

Saint Marys, GA

#47 May 18, 2013
Dead Before It Begins wrote:
<quoted text>
It won't happen. Most businesses would have to drastically raise their prices if it did, essentially pricing themselves out of business. Think about the fast food chains; convenience stores; even grocery stores.
Much like any labor-related idea that took root in Detroit, this is a bad one, and this one will almost certainly die on the vine.
Then again...I thought the same thing about ObamaCare, so.....
It all depends on the price elasticity of demand. If the good or service sold is something that people can't live without it will be relatively inelastic. This means that demand will not drop much for a given increase in price. If it is something people like but don't need, such as fast food, then there will be a larger demand reduction for a given increase in price.
Union Book

Saint Marys, GA

#48 May 19, 2013
Just type in " Union Book " it will come up get the latest news. Plan your strike on the Fast Food industry.
flip flop

Kingsland, GA

#49 May 19, 2013
Union Book wrote:
Just type in " Union Book " it will come up get the latest news. Plan your strike on the Fast Food industry.
Go ahead and put your little buddies out of work. No one will buy your fast food at $10.00 a meal, fool.
Teamster Nation

Saint Marys, GA

#50 May 22, 2013
http://teamsternation.blogspot.com/2013/05/br...

5th one-day strike against McDonald's, other low-wage retailers and restaurants.

“Commander & Chef”

Since: Sep 11

Saint Marys, GA

#51 May 22, 2013
Pull that trick in Georgia and your one day strike will be permanent because you won't have a job to come back to.
One Day Wander

Savannah, GA

#52 May 22, 2013
Teamster Nation wrote:
http://teamsternation.blogspot .com/2013/05/breaking-5h-one-d ay-strike-against.html
5th one-day strike against McDonald's, other low-wage retailers and restaurants.
Why only one day? Is minimum wage okay the other 364?

I would think that if they believe in their cause, they would go on strike until they get their raise. I'm sure the union will support them until they do, right?

Gosh, if these one-day strikes keep up, I might have to choose between McDonald's or Hardee's for my morning biscuit!

Oh, the horror!
Ivory Wave

Saint Marys, GA

#53 May 26, 2013
One Day Wander wrote:
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Why only one day? Is minimum wage okay the other 364?
I would think that if they believe in their cause, they would go on strike until they get their raise. I'm sure the union will support them until they do, right?
Gosh, if these one-day strikes keep up, I might have to choose between McDonald's or Hardee's for my morning biscuit!
Oh, the horror!
Won't work that way all the fast food joints will be closed in the area that day. No big deal right you skip that day problem is you won't know what day until you did not bring that paper sack for lunch. My suggestion pack your back pack with emergency food for one day.
Ivory Wave

Saint Marys, GA

#54 May 26, 2013
So who wins ? You got it the fast food business you ate out of a can that money for that one day will never be spent to eat that day. Union wins. Cost the fast food industry a lot of money that one day.
bubba131

Kingsland, GA

#55 May 26, 2013
Union Book wrote:
Just type in " Union Book " it will come up get the latest news. Plan your strike on the Fast Food industry.
Is "idiot" the correct term to use for the above rant or is the term I am looking for "stupid"?
Democratic Idiot

Kingsland, GA

#56 May 26, 2013
Ivory Wave wrote:
So who wins ? You got it the fast food business you ate out of a can that money for that one day will never be spent to eat that day. Union wins. Cost the fast food industry a lot of money that one day.
Move to Cuba. Your utopia is a short flight away.

“Post 6, 2017 thru 2020 ”

Since: Oct 10

St. Marys, GA

#57 May 26, 2013
Ivory Wave wrote:
<quoted text>
Won't work that way all the fast food joints will be closed in the area that day. No big deal right you skip that day problem is you won't know what day until you did not bring that paper sack for lunch. My suggestion pack your back pack with emergency food for one day.
That will be a really good day for the other, non-franchised restaurants in the area.
bubba131

Kingsland, GA

#58 May 26, 2013
Union Book wrote:
Just type in " Union Book " it will come up get the latest news. Plan your strike on the Fast Food industry.
Hopefully you will go on strike and then never work again.
Of course that is your dream so then you can collect welfare which is your ultimate goal..
Ivory Wave

Saint Marys, GA

#59 May 26, 2013
We may never have a strike in Camden; however, I know that the effects of the strikes around the Country will be felt here.

I see that McDonalds is cutting down on the size of the hamburger from 8 oz to 6 oz that is a 25% cut in their cost. No longer will they carry the Black Angus Beef going for a cheaper cut.

24 hours a day breakfast. Does anyone remember when they put pizza on the menu ?
Ivory Wave

Saint Marys, GA

#60 May 26, 2013
Come on guys, get with the program. An increase in labor cost and the Government will be doubling up the print press to devalue the dollar by 100%

Time to look for a save place to park your work credits before they take them away.

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