McDonald's to Employees: Get a (Second) Job | Mother Jones

McDonald's to Employees: Get a (Second) Job | Mother Jones:

 "The most practical tip: In order to obtain a living wage working at McDonald’s 35 hours per week (monthly income: $1,105), get a second job. Least practical facet: as MSNBC’s Maria Perez notes, it "leaves out necessary expenditures like food, child care, clothes and gas." Oops. All of that, evidently, falls under the "daily spending money goal" line—a whopping $25 per day. As for health insurance, the suggested monthly allotment of $20 won't even cover the $14 per week McDonald's itself charges employees, according to The Wall Street Journal. (For a different take on McDonald's budget planner, read Kevin Drum's post.)"


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