Quality begins to suffer. Workers begin to suffer.
And, of course, businesses suffer.
This is what happens when the minimum wage ticks upward but none of that matters to Democrats. What matters is that $15 per hour sounds good.
Restaurants in New York City are sure feeling the heat now.
From New York Post:
Big Apple restaurants are feeling the heat from minimum wage hikes, cutting staff hours and even closing kitchens as they struggle to shoulder the extra payroll costs.
Gabriela’s Restaurant and Tequila Bar, a margarita and taco staple on the Upper West Side for the past 25 years, is closing at the end of September — and it has been a long, painful road downhill, according to its mom-and-pop owners.
Since the $15-an-hour minimum wage hit New York City in December, Liz and Nat Milner say, they’ve been forced to slash their full- and part-time staff to 45 people from 60. Quality has suffered, they admit, and customers have noticed: They’re not coming in like they used to, and when they do, they’re spending less.
How Democrats win elections:
A. Promise free stuff.
B. Denigrate America.
Enter Joe Biden, who is now saying renewable energy workers will earn a minimum wage of $25 per hour…
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