Bloomberg: McDonald’s $8.25 Man and $8.75 Million CEO Shows Pay Gap

Bloomberg: McDonald’s $8.25 Man and $8.75 Million CEO Shows Pay Gap

I saw this first on Nick Turse‘s tumblr blog and wanted to share:

Johnson (a low-wage worker at McDonald’s) would need about a million hours of work — or more than a century on the clock — to earn the $8.75 million that McDonald’s, based in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, paid then- CEO Jim Skinner last year. Johnson’s work flipping burgers and hoisting boxes of french fries, like millions of other jobs in low-wage industries, helps explain why income inequality grew after the 2007-2009 recession ended.

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