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Red Robin will offset minimum
wage hikes by canning busboys

New York Post, by Lisa Fickenscher

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Posted By:Ribicon, 1/8/2018 11:00:37 PM

Orlando — Restaurant busboys, in line to earn a little more dough this year as minimum wage hikes hit across the country, are instead losing their jobs as chains look to cut costs. One chain axing jobs is Red Robin, which hopes to save about $8 million this year by eliminating busboys at each of its 570 restaurants, the company said Monday. (Snip) The Colorado-based chain already eliminated so-called expediters — who plate the food in the kitchen — and realized a cost savings of nearly $10 million last year, it said. “We need to do that to address the

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The liberal reverse Midas touch strikes again. Government forces an increase in labor costs and companies cut back on labor? What strange forces could possibly explain this effect?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/8/2018 11:06:05 PM     (No. 11504302)

When a liberal doogooder idea runs smack into the reality of the great American free enterprise system.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 1/8/2018 11:33:23 PM     (No. 11504318)

BusBOYS?? Are there no busPERSONS? This outfit ought to be sued out of business /s


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ribald1, 1/9/2018 12:00:32 AM     (No. 11504334)

The purpose of raising the minimum wage is not to help those making it. Those claiming it is are being deceitful.
Skilled labor, like myself, are worth a multiple of unskilled labor. In my case, I am worth just short of 8 times that of an unskilled worker. That means that for every $1 an unskilled worker gets in the way of an increase yields over $7 for me.
That is why the unions push this crap (I am not a union member), it is a way to get raises for their members.
This is short sighted thinking based on greed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 1/9/2018 12:00:41 AM     (No. 11504335)

Economics will not be denied, no matter how often some leftist fool imagines that it will happen.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: just another nerd, 1/9/2018 12:04:39 AM     (No. 11504337)

Adam Smith figured this all out over 200 years ago. The invisible hand indeed.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bobgray2, 1/9/2018 12:07:42 AM     (No. 11504338)

People are only going to pay just so much for a hamburger. Liberals haven´t quite figured this out yet.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Omen, 1/9/2018 12:19:59 AM     (No. 11504346)

Just as long as they keep the bottomless fries.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: meidei, 1/9/2018 12:39:45 AM     (No. 11504362)

The Unions get a percentage of hourly pay from their members, so when the union says it is working to get their members a pay raise, in fact they´re building up their own raise via dues/fees.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/9/2018 12:51:10 AM     (No. 11504368)

That´s about $14,000 per restaurant per year. Must be mostly illegals working as busboys -- DACA dreamers.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 1/9/2018 2:26:14 AM     (No. 11504395)

...can´t fault them for wanting to cut costs. Labor in food service is a major expense. Here in the northwest, Seattle with great foresight increased min wage to $15 and low behold, small independents were driven to close and fire folks...

...expecting food servers to bus and set their own tables will be interesting. Like some, places, the next thing will be introducing little table tables so you can order on your own as the "food servers" run around with food...




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Reply 11 - Posted by: JediJerry, 1/9/2018 2:45:43 AM     (No. 11504398)

Dems need the Dreamers to bus tables and vote. The only time I go to RR is on Veterans Day for my free burger.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/9/2018 2:51:22 AM     (No. 11504399)

Well, I guess restaurant customers should expect longer wait times for seating and for their food. I am not sure I want my waiter to touch dirty dishes before they bring me my food.

This is not good.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MTGardenerview, 1/9/2018 3:09:24 AM     (No. 11504401)

The dead Robins have that little terminal on each that the customer must use to pay with a debit or credit card, they will just reprogram those. the big box stores and now grocery stores have only self checkout stands
The dead Robin will have the customers bus their own dishes, pick up their plates, glasses etc, get their food from the counter where they order it
Just like Mcdonalds and Jack in the box

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Dirtyjersey, 1/9/2018 3:42:06 AM     (No. 11504408)

At this rate, we’ll need to show up with our own cow and grill.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/9/2018 4:09:50 AM     (No. 11504413)

Isn´t the libtard redistribution scheme of high wages great? They redistribute low income workers right out of a job.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: zzzghy, 1/9/2018 5:22:11 AM     (No. 11504440)

One thing about liberals that cannot be denied is their Midas touch.

Everything they touch turns to mufflers.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: franq, 1/9/2018 5:46:29 AM     (No. 11504447)

Sit down restaurants have become a very poor value in the past year or so, due to cost cutting...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/9/2018 6:00:54 AM     (No. 11504453)

I prefer fresh busboy.

The canned busboy is too salty.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/9/2018 6:31:47 AM     (No. 11504473)

I heard it was unsafe to can busboys. You need an industrial size canner or you have to part them out to quart size jars- just too much trouble.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/9/2018 7:33:21 AM     (No. 11504527)

Red Robin’s fries are not good enough to be bottomless.

In the past there were no busboys in hamburger restaurants. Will they be missed. I’d rather have those “expediters” in the kitchen so the food comes to the table while it is hot.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/9/2018 10:06:10 AM     (No. 11504720)

Red Robin already shows the effects of cuts. Service is slow, food prep is slow, and I´ve stopped patronizing our local store. It´s not like the food is a bargain, either. I can buy a 6 oz. steak lunch with salad, hot bread and potato for less than the price of a Red Robin burger with fries.

Bottom line is not the minimum wage, but whether your product and its "experience" is ultimately worth the price that covers the overhead and provides profits. Somehow the steakhouse can provide me with a hot, tasty sirloin steak lunch, with great service, for about $2 less than RR can serve me a burger. Where are you going to lunch?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Smart11344, 1/9/2018 12:26:50 PM     (No. 11504875)

The Red Robin near me has ambient noise so loud it is difficult to have a conversation. Conversation is as important as lunch.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Penney, 1/9/2018 2:21:11 PM     (No. 11504974)

Raising the minimum wage is havin g so many negative repercussions: American culture is being coarsened as all the services once performed to help each patron/customer personally are being swept aside in this new do-it-yourself age. Thus, entry level jobs are lost, the work ethic is diminished, success is punished, etc., even as common courtesy, personal respect, generosity and time for kindness is being lost. Those who actually need a little extra consideration and simple kindnesses, senior citizens & etc., when they are, ´out and about,´ personal services which were once taken for granted throughout America seem to have nearly vanished. -More´s the pity.

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