Originally Posted by blaise
Why does McDonalds have any more obligation to do that than you?
Because they, workers, are working there.
Why should someone who wants to work and does work 40 hours a week have to depend on the government to make up what his pay will not?
A 40 hour a week should be able to feed you, place a roof over your head, and get you basic healthcare, that is why.
Why shouldn't the company that employs them pay a wage that ensure a worker can afford the cost of the society that company is making a profit in?