Fast food price increases reduce need for workers with higher minimum wage

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Valley News - Opinion
A couple of days after California’s $20 per hour minimum wage for fast food restaurant workers took effect I paid $6 for a hot dog, a bag of Skittles, and a soda – and the workers weren’t paid anything.Those who know me can figure out that this was due to my passion for youth sports rather than contempt for workers trying to make a living. When others figure out that the snack bar at a high school or other youth sporting event with no admission is a better deal than a meal at a fast food restaurant the number of fast food restaurant workers being paid $20 an hour will be reduced even further.Although I obtained my meal at the counter of the snack bar rather than at my seat, I was watching a high school baseball game and a meal at a ballgame doesn’t constitute fast food sinc
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