• McDonald's US president says California's newly created fast-food council that could raise minimum wage to $22 at its restaurants 'hurts everyone'

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

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    McDonald's US president said California's fast-food council is unfair and "hurts everyone."
    The fast-food council would be able to raise minimum wage up to $22 at McDonald's and other chains.
    Joe Erlinger said increasing wages is "not bad," but warned it could increase the cost of fast-food.
    In a letter published on Wednesday, Joe Erlinger, the president of McDonald's US, said California's bill to set up a 10-person fast food council is "lopsided, hypocritical and ill-considered," and "hurts everyone." "As President of McDonald's USA, it may come as a surprise to hear that I support...
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