More Seattle restaurants close doors as $15 minimum wage approaches


eh1eh
#61
Quote: Originally Posted by taxslaveView Post

Interesting thing about fortune 500 companies is that they create a lot of opportunity for well run small businesses. They tend to contract out lots of work.

That is the only reason I'm not a fast food worker.
 
taxslave
+1
#62
Quote: Originally Posted by gore0bsessedView Post

this is a bad argument against socialism used by people who don't know what socialism is

We know what socialism is. That is why we are against it.
 
Ludlow
+1
#63
Quote: Originally Posted by gore0bsessedView Post

serryah probably doesn't realize it but she's just about calling for the abolition of capitalism.

That'll be entirely enough of the commy pinko stuff sir there's no excuse for it. Bailiff,,,,whack his peepee.
 
gerryh
#64
Quote: Originally Posted by eh1ehView Post

I live with my choices and pay for my mistakes.


Really....hmmmmmmmm

Quote: Originally Posted by eh1ehView Post


All you cheap a$$ traitors have made my fears a reality.
I can't wait for all you retired, out of touch conservatives to fukk my retirement up completely.


Looks to me like you are blaming others for your present position.

Quote: Originally Posted by eh1ehView Post

Who the fukk could live on 20 grand?

15/hr is actually 31k/yr. Do the math.


Quote: Originally Posted by EagleSmackView Post

Opponents said this would happen and it is indeed happening.


Tough to swallow for some I know, but it is what it is.


Ummmmmm..... again I will point out that restaurants that don't have over 500 employees nationally, have 7 years to implement/phase in the new minimum wage. So, any restaurant closing down right now, or even in the near future, would NOT be because of the new minimum wage law.
 
Ludlow
#65
Jack Benny would be proud of ye no question about it.
 
eh1eh
#66
Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

Really....hmmmmmmmm

You are now trolling.




Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

Looks to me like you are blaming others for your present position.

Yes. I have never bought a rice burner.



Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

15/hr is actually 31k/yr. Do the math.

Quote:

Originally Posted by petros

Yup. In Canada that is almost $1700 a month net.





You do the math dummy.

 
gore0bsessed
#67
Quote: Originally Posted by taxslaveView Post

We know what socialism is. That is why we are against it.

you don't know. you know a lot of propaganda you've been fed throughout our life though.
 
Ludlow
#68
Quote: Originally Posted by eh1ehView Post

You are now trolling.






Yes. I have never bought a rice burner.








You do the math dummy.

Brilliant mathematician no question about it.
 
gerryh
#69
Quote: Originally Posted by LudlowView Post

Brilliant mathematician no question about it.


You also going to say that 15/hr full time doesn't translate out to 31k per year?
 
Ludlow
#70
Oh no sir the money that we don't get due to taxes should be counted as cash we can live on. lol

I use it to by my invisible prime rib.lmao

and make sure to put some sour cream on that baked tator please
 
gerryh
#71
Quote: Originally Posted by LudlowView Post

Oh no sir the money that we don't get due to taxes should be counted as cash we can live on. lol

I use it to by my invisible prime rib.lmao



Considering this thread is ALL about a 15/hr minimum wage in Seattle Washington, throwing around "monthly net" when no one here KNOWS what payroll taxes are in Washington state is just throwing out straw men arguments. Stick with the facts. The facts are that over a 7 year period starting April 1 of this year local restaurants that employ less than 500 employees nation wide, will have to implement the 15/hr minimum wage.


For those too lazy, or too stupid to look up the facts in this matter.

$15 Minimum Wage
 
B00Mer
#72
Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

You also going to say that 15/hr full time doesn't translate out to 31k per year?

What it translates into, the restaurants, grocery stores, shops, garages and so on passing that extra cost to the customer.

That $6 burger, just went up to $7 or $8.

The Pros and Cons of Raising the Minimum Wage | When I Work (external - login to view)

Just a big election scheme by the Liberals looking for votes..

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Ludlow
#73
Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

Considering this thread is ALL about a 15/hr minimum wage in Seattle Washington, throwing around "monthly net" when no one here KNOWS what payroll taxes are in Washington state is just throwing out straw men arguments. Stick with the facts. The facts are that over a 7 year period starting April 1 of this year local restaurants that employ less than 500 employees nation wide, will have to implement the 15/hr minimum wage.


For those too lazy, or too stupid to look up the facts in this matter.

$15 Minimum Wage

Brilliant deduction sir and I salute ye for it..
 
gerryh
#74
Quote: Originally Posted by B00MerView Post

What it translates into, the restaurants, grocery stores, shops, garages and so on passing that extra cost to the customer.

That $6 burger, just went up to $7 or $8.

The Pros and Cons of Raising the Minimum Wage | When I Work (external - login to view)

Just a big election scheme by the Liberals looking for votes..


Well duh.... of course the price of product and services to the retail customer will go up. Anyone that thinks otherwise is an idiot. However, for the mom and pop and small local to mid size restaurants, grocery stores, shops, garages and so on, will have quite a while to slowly implement this. It's not going to happen over night and there is no reason for prices to suddenly go up over night either.
 
gore0bsessed
#75
Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

Considering this thread is ALL about a 15/hr minimum wage in Seattle Washington, throwing around "monthly net" when no one here KNOWS what payroll taxes are in Washington state is just throwing out straw men arguments. Stick with the facts. The facts are that over a 7 year period starting April 1 of this year local restaurants that employ less than 500 employees nation wide, will have to implement the 15/hr minimum wage.


For those too lazy, or too stupid to look up the facts in this matter.

$15 Minimum Wage

it's too low, minimum wage should be $20 hr
 
B00Mer
+2
#76
Quote: Originally Posted by gore0bsessedView Post

it's too low, minimum wage should be $20 hr

You are a stupid troll... someday you'll be the man your mother is.
 
Ludlow
#77
I know ur but wut am I ?
 
Kreskin
#78
Quote: Originally Posted by LudlowView Post

That'll be entirely enough of the commy pinko stuff sir there's no excuse for it. Bailiff,,,,whack his peepee.

Get your hands off me you stupid bastard! What the hell are you staring at you goddam fascist pig?
 
EagleSmack
+1
#79
Quote: Originally Posted by gore0bsessedView Post

you don't know. you know a lot of propaganda you've been fed throughout our life though.


Say the tard with Che as an avatar.


Last edited by EagleSmack; Mar 22nd, 2015 at 07:37 AM..
 
Sons of Liberty
#80
Quote: Originally Posted by B00MerView Post

“He estimates that a common budget breakdown among sustaining Seattle restaurants so far has been the following: 36 percent of funds are devoted to labor, 30 percent to food costs and 30 percent go to everything else (all other operational costs). The remaining 4 percent has been the profit margin, and as a result, in a $700,000 restaurant, he estimates that the average restauranteur in Seattle has been making $28,000 a year.

No way a business owner would stay in business for $28K a year, it is not worth the aggravation and the high risk associated with running a restaurant.
 
pgs
#81
Quote: Originally Posted by damngrumpyView Post

Fifteen dollars an hour is not unreasonable. What is unreasonable is the
bloated payments made to those at the top of chain. For example the guy
who screwed Target up completely is rewarded with over sixty million in
severance for the mess he made. Target ends up being routed from this
country completely and they have liquidators selling off even the shelves.
Add to that there is then seventy million to distribute among more than
seventeen thousand employees. That was just one person who got the big
payday never mind the others.
We are really paying for the excess at the top not the average worker.
The big corporations whine constantly they are paying too much when in fact
they are not paying their share. It is easier to point the finger at low wage
earners though.

And this has what exactly to do with restaurants in Seattle ?
 
Cannuck
+1
#82
Quote: Originally Posted by DaSleeperView Post

You probably don't know, not having worked in your life.....

Let's not derail this thread.

Quote: Originally Posted by gerryhView Post

Really, my son qualified for a mortgage on a condo at 15/hour. So I wouldn't exactly say that it is "barely" livable.

Must have had a sizeable down payment or it must have been a shyte hole
 
B00Mer
#83
Quote: Originally Posted by Sons of LibertyView Post

No way a business owner would stay in business for $28K a year, it is not worth the aggravation and the high risk associated with running a restaurant.

Do you know anything about business??

I'm sure the $28K is after taxes and expenses.. net.

They probably gross $350,000, then after paying staff, food, overhead, WCB, Taxes they walk home with $28K.

$28K in the USA goes a lot father than $28K in Canada.. land, food, electricity pretty much everything is significantly cheaper in the USA than Canada.. the reason you have lineups at the border of Canadians going south to shop.
 
captain morgan
+2
#84
Quote: Originally Posted by damngrumpyView Post


My question is why do we begrudge an employee a minimum wage when we condone
so many offensive things in the workforce?

Do you pay your employees at the orchard $50 or $60 per hour?... You know, a decent living wage?

You fat-cat fruit growers make me sick

Quote: Originally Posted by petrosView Post

$15 AND a tips?

Might be interesting for the restaurant owners to increase the price of the food and strongly advertise that there is no tipping on the bill.

The elimination of that tip will easily offset the overall cost to the customer, keep it in the affordability range and (theoretically) make all of the libtards happy about higher min wages in restaurants.

The only folks that will be taking it in the a s s are the wait staff that make far more in tips than they make in wages

Quote: Originally Posted by taxslaveView Post

Interesting thing about fortune 500 companies is that they create a lot of opportunity for well run small businesses. They tend to contract out lots of work.

The Fortune 500 companies are the ones that are spear-heading the technology to replace the staff and eliminate the issue all together.
 
Cannuck
#85
Quote: Originally Posted by B00MerView Post

You are a stupid troll... someday you'll be the man your mother is.

Let's try not to derail this thread. Haven't you people heard? Some are getting angry!
 
B00Mer
#86
Quote: Originally Posted by CannuckView Post

Let's try not to derail this thread. Haven't you people heard? Some are getting angry!

Don't be silly, all your posts show your anger bubbling up.
 
SLM
#87
Quote: Originally Posted by CannuckView Post

Let's not derail this thread.

That's one.

Quote: Originally Posted by CannuckView Post

Let's try not to derail this thread. Haven't you people heard? Some are getting angry!

That's two.

You were told to give it a rest and move on. Best be getting on with that now.

And don't anyone else get side tracked with endless talk about derailing. I'll just move it anyway.
 
gore0bsessed
#88
Quote: Originally Posted by CannuckView Post

Let's not derail this thread.

many people in here have had their head derailed by fauxnews. foxnews lobotomy is a real thing.
 
B00Mer
#89
HAY!! London, Ontario!! How's the weather back east??
 
SLM
#90
Quote: Originally Posted by B00MerView Post

HAY!! London, Ontario!! How's the weather back east??

Cool but probably dryer than in Seattle where word has it more and more restaurants are closing their doors as a $15 minimum wage approaches. Can't remember where I heard about that though.
 

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