*Wall Street Journal, Monday 6/25:
US Labor Dept. released, as of April 2018 – US had 844,000 unfilled hospitality lower level service jobs. “I’ve never seen the labor market this tight”, said Scott Murphy, COO for Dunkin’ Donuts US. “We spend a lot of time training people and a month later they walk out the door”.
Even as min. wages increase across many states, employees will leave if they have one bad day or never show up at all.
Massive fast food chains are investing up to $100,000 per robot attempting to find a solution?