Monday, April 24, 2017

Andy Puzder On Automation: If Robots Take Your Job, ‘The Minimum Wage Is Zero'

By AP, April 23, 2017

As fast food employees push to increase the minimum wage, the former CEO of one chain warns that could be counterproductive.

That is because the robots are not only coming, they're already here. Big corporations in key industries have begun replacing humans with automation in a way that negates the need to pay bigger salaries, or even improve work conditions.

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1 comment:

  1. Businesses have been making jobs safer and minimizing the actual labor involved for years. Most jobs aren't worth very much because you don't actually have to do very much compared to workers of just a few generations ago. Burger joint jobs are definitely not worth more than 8 or 9 dollars an hour tops unless you go into management and then into corporate.


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