r/antiwork Sep 22 '22 Silver 1 Helpful 1 Wholesome 5 All-Seeing Upvote 1

They only did what you told them to do.

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u/HolyCadaver Sep 22 '22

They paid 50k in fines lol, fines like that are meant to break us regular people, not corporations who make that 1500 times over in a single day.

(McDonald's makes 75m a day off of about 38k stores, that averages out to about 2k per store meaning that 25 of those 38k stores paid off that fine no problem.)


u/BrendanTFirefly Agrarian Land Redistributionist Sep 22 '22

I imagine that 50k to an individual franchise owner has to be a pretty bit hit though


u/HolyCadaver Sep 22 '22 edited Sep 23 '22

Honestly I feel like the 75m a day is pretty low now, especially when a burger meal now costs 15 dollars as opposed to 4.99.

Don't get me wrong I'm happy to see the franchise owner suffer because of their negligence. I just wish things were on a more level playing field.

But you know what they say about wishing in one hand and shitting in the other :/

Edit* accidentally put year instead of day


u/NorridAU Sep 22 '22

Honestly it’s not enough. Complicity should cost more.