A new survey found that restaurants have responded to government-mandated minimum wage hikes by cutting employee hours and hiking prices.
“Harri, a workplace management software company that works with restaurants, surveyed 173 restaurants between Feb. 28 and March 15 about the impact of raising the minimum wage,” according to CNBC. “The respondents represent more than 4,000 restaurant locations ranging from fine dining to fast food.”
“For restaurants, minimum wage hikes usually mean higher menu prices and fewer employee hours, according to a survey released Wednesday,” the report said.
The Democrats teamed up with fast food workers in the “Fight For $15” campaign heading into the 2016 elections, adding the minimum wage hike to their national platform. […]
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