Here are some interesting numbers concerning the restaurant industry and it’s employees:
There are approximately 10 million workers in the restaurant industry.
1 out of every 10 working Americans are employed in restaurants.
28% of food service workers.
19.5% of all other industries.
14% of food service workers.
8.5% of all other industries.
Receive Food Stamps
80% – have no sick leave
83% – do not receive healthcare coverage from their employer
58% – do not have any healthcare coverage
Watch the link below for more about this.
There are some very valid points discussed. And there are some points I completely disagree with. Minimum wage being raised is one of them. I have an upcoming post breaking down my views on industry wages and employer- provided healthcare. Stay tuned.