The Paradoxical Meanness of the Minimum Wage

Tyree Johnson Chicago Bloomberg

Over at dotcommonweal, Paul Moses links to this Bloomberg piece on the pay gap between McDonald's CEO and a Counterman, and I urge you to read both the article and Moses' blogpost. The issue of pay disparities between the CEO of any company and it's "front end" employees is one of those fights I leave to others, like Moses; I am never sure if people are seriously suggesting there should be no difference, salary-wise, between them, or if they're just trying to make a point. Morevoer that whole … [Read more...]