Minimal Wage. Raises. Inflation. Cost of living.

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    Had it not been plunging since 1993?

    How much was that minimum wage for those under 18 years of age?
     
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    Even if I owned a McDonald's I wouldn't hire an ex con
     
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    Honestly your employees may not be ex-cons but that doesn't mean they never did anything that if caught would consider them to be an ex-con. People get away with shit all the time. You never know you might have a murderer, a major thief, who knows working for you. Not having a record doesn't mean they aren't a bad person
     
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    Hey as you being the employer you have that right
     
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    That's the risk I take hiring people without criminal records so why increase the risk by hiring people with criminal records

    And an ex con might be a great person. But I still won't hire one.

    My friends who have kids wouldn't hire a person who served time for child abuse to watch their kids, would you?
     
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    Hell no! that's different, but it doesn't take much for a person to be an ex-con. I probably wouldn't hire someone that was convicted of robbery or burglary if I owned a bank. But it still doesn't mean that the person you hire has clean record doesn't mean that they never abused a child or robbed a bank
     
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    Of what were you convicted?

    The fact is that when a criminal is caught, say burglary, it is by far not the first time they have committed that crime.

    Someone who has been arrested for DUI has driven drunk at least 60 times.
     
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    I'm not saying that they should be eligible for any job. I wouldn't hire a child abuser or pedophile to work around kids. I wouldn't hire someone convicted for robbery or burglary to deal with money. I would hire a car-jacker to work at a car dealership. But there are way better paying jobs then fast food. Factories for instance. Why do you need a perfect record to work production that pays 12+ bucks an hour.
    Your missing my point.
     
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    I never been convicted of a crime I was 17 when I got in trouble and got it expunged
     
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    And it doesn't mean a person with a clean criminal record never committed a crime
     

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