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The left catches up with what the right already knew about minimum wage hikes

restaurants are adding surcharge to bills as a result of minimum wage increase

The wage hike, which raised Arizona's minimum wage from $11 to $12 per hour, is a result of Proposition 206.

At the bottom of the receipt at Tennessee Grill and Bar in Anthem. underneath Sales Tax, is a line that reads Prop 206 fee. According to the restaurant's menu, a 3.5% surcharge is added to every guest's check to provide increased wages and benefits to our employees. 

Some restaurants are reducing employee hours, operation hours, and increasing the productivity of existing staff.

Bloody wanks

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Snooty snoots

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restaurants are adding surcharge to bills as a result of minimum wage increase

Hello P:

I've been in business for 40 years... Costs are ALWAYS going up... That would be ALWAYS.. A business owner absorbs these costs or he raises prices.. He doesn't BLAME somebody for it. He doesn't put a "surcharge" on shit, because he'd be putting surcharges on shit every other week.. If his customers can't or won't pay the new price, the owner goes bankrupt.. Happens all the time..

Does a restaurant owner BLAME the trash company when they raise their prices??? No.. Does he BLAME the coffee growers when coffee goes up? No.. Does he BLAME the meat guy, the produce guy, or the electric company when their prices go up? No..

He bucks up, raises his prices and doesn't blame a soul.. He stays in business, or he doesn't.. Who cares? If he closes, another business will open.. Yawn..

excon

Side: Bloody wanks
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The left catches up with what the right already knew about minimum wage hikes

Hello again, P:

Yeah, I got more to say..

If I knew a restaurant owner who BLAMED his workers for rising prices, after I gave him a talking to, I'd NEVER do business with him again. In fact, I'd BADMOUTH him all over town..

excon

Side: Bloody wanks

restaurants are adding surcharge to bills as a result of minimum wage increase

It sounds like you are saying we should stop paying hard-working Americans fair wages because of greedy restaurant owners who don't like the fact it cuts into their profits.

Is that what you're saying?

Side: Snooty snoots
YawnOfSnooze(37) Disputed
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I would say what he's saying is the result was workers being worked harder for less money in real life. Lefties don't live in real life. They live in utopian theory.

Side: Bloody wanks

I wouldn't doubt it if those restaurants also apply all their tips to their wages as a tip credit. (Which is legal in Tennessee), or have a massive "tip pool" taking from the servers again. They probably have uniform fees, or other fees as well to take from the workers keeping them so impoverished that the workers could not even afford the food they serve every day.

Side: Snooty snoots