Reader: Paying Someone $15 an Hour to Take Orders at McDonald's Is Insane

Reader: Paying Someone $15 an Hour to Take Orders at McDonald's Is Insane

Our post about a protest by fast-food workers that led to three arrests sparked debate among readers about marchers call for a $15 per hour wage. Some found the demand reasonable, while others didn't -- including this commenter.

See also: Photos: Three Arrests in Fast-Food Worker Protests for Higher Wages, Union Rights

Matt Pyles writes:

No. $15/hr is insane to pay someone who takes orders at McDonalds, Wendy's, etc. I think $9/hr, or maybe $10/hr is reasonable. I work harder than these people, I don't make $15/hr.

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For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.


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