Tuesday, October 28, 2014

High Minimum Works In Denmark

Living Wages, Rarity for U.S. Fast-Food Workers, Served Up in Denmark - NYTimes.com:

On a recent afternoon, Hampus Elofsson ended his 40-hour workweek at a Burger King and prepared for a movie and beer with friends. He had paid his rent and all his bills, stashed away some savings, yet still had money for nights out.

That is because he earns the equivalent of $20 an hour — the base wage for fast-food workers throughout Denmark and two and a half times what many fast-food workers earn in the United States...

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