McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook demonstrates an order kiosk during a presentation at a McDonald’s restaurant in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood.
Changes on way, but not just to save labor costs
NEW YORK – It’s a scenario often invoked by critics of minimum wage increases: fast-food workers replaced with burger-flipping robots.The imagery resurfaced when President-elect Donald Trump named Andrew Puzder to head the Labor Department. Puzder, CEO of the company that owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, is known for saying significant wage increases would lead to job losses and the automation of some tasks.But the sentiment does […]
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