When will more people realize that minimum wage jobs are also minimum skill jobs? You want more pay, increase your skill set. LEARN A?

TRADE that is in demand and useful. The more you learn, the more you'll earn.
Update: A business exists to make a profit for the investors, NOT to create jobs. No profit means a business will either close or move to where it can be profitable. Expensive government mandates and high taxes to pay for unconstitutional pandering make opening a business in America very expensive.
Update 2: Compensation for employees is not based on what a particular employee "needs". It is based on factors such as: How difficult is the task to be performed; how many people can perform the task; how much demand is there for these people. Jobs that require simple tasks (flipping burgers, cutting grass,... show more Compensation for employees is not based on what a particular employee "needs". It is based on factors such as: How difficult is the task to be performed; how many people can perform the task; how much demand is there for these people. Jobs that require simple tasks (flipping burgers, cutting grass, mopping floors) that almost anyone can perform pay less than operating a lathe, driving a truck or most construction jobs because of the number of people capable of doing them.
Update 3: Executives for multi-national corporations are rare individuals. They are in high demand and are compensated accordingly. Do you think an assembly line worker from Ford Motor can run the company?
Update 4: Where, in the Constitution of the United States, does the federal government get the authority to dictate compensation for anyone not employed by it? I DEFY you all to provide the Article, Section or Amendment that mentions it. BETCHA CAN'T!!
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