Just when you are about to buy that meal combo at the fast-food restaurant, would you consider how much money that comes out of your pocket beyond the amount you just paid for the food are needed to pay to these restaurants in order for them to pay their workforce the “packages” of low-wage, no benefit compensations? This infographic shows the top 10 biggest fast-food chains combined costs $3.8 billion in 2012. So what is the reason behind this? Where does all of these money go to assist the workforces who are employed in these chain corporations? Let’s take a look at how the taxpayer money is used in this aspect.
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