According the Wall Street Journal, April 29, 2021, “McDonald’s reported total sales of $5.1 billion for the quarter, up 9% from the previous year’s period and more than that quarter in 2019 as well.”
Shares of McDonald’s rose 1% to $234
It’s time to boycott McDonald’s until they guarantee a livable wage to their employees. If they have to raise their prices then that simply represents the true cost of a hamburger and if they can’t stay in business, too bad. In the short term there might be job losses but it’s time to shift the economy and jobs away from business who count on government assistant programs to keep their workers buoyed. It’s time for public corporations to shift their primary concern to their workers rather than their shareholders.