Restaurant Industry Pay: Taxpayers’ Double Burden

“New report shows that while restaurant executives are fighting living wages for their workers, they’re also benefiting from tax subsidies for their own pay. Major restaurant chains have come under increasing criticism for paying workers so little that they need to rely on public assistance. What’s less well known is that taxpayers are also subsidizing these corporations’ executive compensation.”

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Find the full report here.

 

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