MSNBC wants to know if you stand with SEIU on doubling fast food worker wages

http://twitter.com/#!/JeMiHamilton/status/364471388528062464

Something like that could be the end result of a push that would increase the minimum wage of fast food workers to $15 an hour (twice the current minimum wage in some areas).

MSNBC seems eager to help the SEIU push such a wage increase:

http://twitter.com/#!/msnbc/status/364468379467259904

Let’s first experiment with this idea by doubling the wages of all entry/lower level employees who work for MSNBC and the SEIU. Their management wouldn’t mind, would they?

Tweeters who understand private sector economics understand what would happen:

http://twitter.com/#!/chrisanic/status/364470236151422976
http://twitter.com/#!/TheDonzoni/status/364470079963930625

Or never open new locations in the first place, like Walmart in Washington, D.C.

Related:

In Chicago, hundreds call for higher wages for fast food workers [photos]

Huffpo retracts erroneous claim attacking McDonald’s wage practices

Widely-cited ‘study’ of McDonald’s wages by ‘researcher’ was written by an undergrad

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/08/05/msnbc-wants-to-know-if-you-stand-with-seiu-on-doubling-fast-food-worker-wages/

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