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Poverty wages pose risk to fast-food industry’s profits, experts say

Fast-food workers’ fight for better pay has taken on new urgency as a report published Tuesday found the wage discrepancy between workers and their CEOs is the highest of any sector — likely hurting employees’ morale and posing a risk to the industry’s profits, experts say. In 2013, executive pay was more than 1,000 times the average worker’s wage.
The report, by the liberal think tank Demos, calculated that average income inequality within the fast-food industry is more than double that of other industries in the accommodation and food services sector, which has already had the highest annual average CEO-to-worker compensation ratio of any sector since 2000.
“We found that [the] fast-food [industry] is acutely out of line with the rest of the economy,” said Catherine Ruetschlin, a policy analyst at Demos and author of the report. CEOs at fast-food companies now earn four times more than they did in 2000, while workers’ wages increased 0.3 percent, according to the report.

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aljazeeraamerica:

Poverty wages pose risk to fast-food industry’s profits, experts say

Fast-food workers’ fight for better pay has taken on new urgency as a report published Tuesday found the wage discrepancy between workers and their CEOs is the highest of any sector — likely hurting employees’ morale and posing a risk to the industry’s profits, experts say. In 2013, executive pay was more than 1,000 times the average worker’s wage.

The report, by the liberal think tank Demos, calculated that average income inequality within the fast-food industry is more than double that of other industries in the accommodation and food services sector, which has already had the highest annual average CEO-to-worker compensation ratio of any sector since 2000.

“We found that [the] fast-food [industry] is acutely out of line with the rest of the economy,” said Catherine Ruetschlin, a policy analyst at Demos and author of the report. CEOs at fast-food companies now earn four times more than they did in 2000, while workers’ wages increased 0.3 percent, according to the report.

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4/23🇺🇸#FirstLady #Michelle #Obama and #Dr #JillBiden attend a #jobsfair for #military members and spouses to announce that the government has started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine #flotus #michelleobama #mrsobama #joiningforces #flotusnews (at Fort Campbell, KY)

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DemsUCF swag is IN for the summer! We are ready to rebuild, and it all begins with recruitment.

DemsUCF swag is IN for the summer! We are ready to rebuild, and it all begins with recruitment.

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Democrats and Republicans Work Together to Change Bithlo

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The real ‘voter fraud’ is perpetrated by people who make bogus arguments about voter fraud.
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, during an address to the National Action Network, on the Republican-led war on alleged voter fraud (via inothernews)