KANSAS CITY MAYOR SLY STANDS UP FOR FAST FOOD WORKER LIVING WAGE DEMAND
Kansas City lunchtime consideration . . .
Mayor Sly James on the topic of fast food wages: "Every person should be able to provide for themselves and their family," he said in the letter. "That concept should be a basic human right in the richest country in the world. Because of your efforts, individuals who have been silenced for too long now have a voice, issues previously swept under the table are now front and center, and we are re-examining our definition of economic independence."
Here's the letter in full:
Meanwhile, if the TKC comments are any indication . . . A great many locals think that a higher fast food wage would inevitably hurt small biz.