This report offers scathing indictments of the Kansas City quick service restaurant industry and yet another reminder of harsh times for entry level employees.
There's hope of progress for more cash under the new administration but the clandestine goal of this movement is fast food industry unionization which has yet to take hold for low-end workers in this industry.
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Go To Work Sick Or Go Without Pay - Kansas City-Area Fast Food Workers Face An Almost Impossible Decision
For workers living on the edge, missing a paycheck can be crushing. "I've gone to work sick," McDonald's worker Terrence Wise said. "This COVID disaster forces us sometimes to do things we don't want to do. And we shouldn't be in a position to have to make those decisions in the first place."