Doesn’t seem like they could, but New York may try
Who could have seen this coming?
That’s not how any of this works, Bernie
Capitalism in action, but it’s complicated
And, of course, thousands immediately lost their jobs
No job, no wages, no worries!
Flee as you value your lives
“Increases in wage and occupancy and other regulatory requirements.”
Yeah, the government should be able to fix this in no time
Penny the robot. She never takes a break or asks for benefits.
The 5% surcharge solution
Micromanaging the restaurant industry to death
“…we said that we would invest our tax savings back into our business, and that’s exactly what we’re doing.”
What’s a “work center” and why should you avoid one?
Who among us could have predicted this?
Good intentions do not for good profits make
Rise of the machines
“…guests will use digital kiosks or their mobile phones to place orders.”
But it comes with a catch
The free market works its magic again
Reality is a harsh mistress
One wage to rule them all…
Fight for 15 of something else
“…a loss of almost 47,000 jobs and $396.5 million in total income by 2022”
Good thing this guy isn’t running for another term, eh?
“…a growing feature in more quick-service and fast-casual restaurants.”
“His work was to be completed just before the University of Washington team announced its results.”
Start spreading the news…
“If I were a Seattle lawmaker, I would be thinking hard about the $15 an hour phase-in.”
These kiosks don’t make $15 per hour or need benefits
Handel could’ve handled this better
The nanny state has a solution for everything
Goes around, comes around
Despite the fact that they’ll crush jobs
Up in flames
“$1.7 million was paid to BerlinRosen, a New York-based public relations company…”
Get that to go
Your robot will be along to take your order shortly
The new employee looks rather square
Circling the drain
And how do you enforce that?
“Ripe for politicization”? That’s ripe.