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Minimum-Wage Hike Would Hurt-Fast Food Restaurants

Created on September 4, 2014

Minimum-Wage Hike Would Hurt-Fast Food Restaurants

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Read the original report, "Chart: How Much Fast-Food Prices Would Rise If Employers Paid $15 an Hour," by Katrina Trinko.

Raising the minimum wage to $15/hour would mean lower sales, smaller profits, fewer worker hours, and higher prices at fast-food restaurants.

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations.

Tags: fast-food, minimum-wage, restaurants, business