The fast food industry is known for handling out petty paychecks to the burger flippers and hefty ones to the CEO. What most people do not know is that the taxpayer subsidises such industries income from both ends.
Take, for instance, Yum Brands, which run Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell chains. The wages for the entire corporation 380,000 workers is low forcing most of them to turn to taxpayers funded anti-poverty programs to survive. The government estimates that Yum Brands employees use up to $650 in medical and other public assistance per year. Continue reading