Monday, April 11, 2016

IN TEXAS: quitting more skilled jobs to work for McDonalds:
Rapid, across the board increases in the minimum wage reduce incentive for job seekers to move into more skilled positions early on. Why go through a lengthy and sometimes expensive training or apprenticeship program to learn a growth skill when your neighbor who flunked out of high school is earning as much or more than you handing out shamrock shakes at the drive-through window?
Keep an eye on this story; it'll be playing nationwide in the not-too-distant future.

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