Let me make this simpler for you and others<quoted text>If you are already paying your employees nine an hour, then no increases needed.
Also, there are other ways to cut costs thus keep prices competitive.
I know you black and white people only think there are only two answers to a situation, but in the real world, there is grey.
McDonalds (and many other fast food companies) hires many young employees at minimum wage.
What will a roughly $2 hourly increase do to the price of a Big Mac combo?
That's right, it will increase.