WEB Notes: When you raise the minimum wage, think about it now. When that rate goes up, it means the cost of goods and other services must also go up to support the new “minimum” wage. Look minimum wage jobs are not career gigs people. They were meant for young people to get a start in life. From there you work hard and you leave those places, you have to use your mind in life to the best of your ability…
Companies are always going to look out for their profit margin and can you blame them? If they cannot make a profit they go out of business, plain and simple.
Now a separate aspect to this would be corporate greed and we certainly see that as well.
The CEO of fast-food restaurant Jack in the Box said “it just makes sense” to replace cashiers with robots due to the minimum wage increase in California.
“As we see the rising costs of labor, it just makes sense” to swap cashiers with kiosks where customers can order their food themselves, CEO Leonard Comma said Tuesday at the ICR Conference in Orlando, Fla., Business Insider reported.