Employment Policies Institute – Why Robots Could Soon Replace Fast Food Workers Demanding a Higher Minimum WageEmbed
"Why Robots Could Soon Replace Fast Food Workers Demanding a Higher Minimum Wage"
Newly developed robotic chef from Japan’s MOTOMAN prepares a dish.
Today’s union-organized protests against fast food restaurants aren’t a battle against management—they’re a battle against technology.
Faced with a $15 wage mandate, restaurants have to reduce the cost of service in order to maintain the low prices customers demand.
That means fewer entry-level jobs and more automated alternatives —even in the kitchen.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT JOB LOSSES ASSOCIATED WITH MINIMUM WAGE HIKES, GO TO: MINIMUMWAGE.COM
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