‘The Real Minimum Wage Is Zero’: McDonald’s Restaurant Uses Automation For Pickups And Orders

Posted on AllSides December 28th, 2022
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McDonald’s revealed a test restaurant near Fort Worth, Texas, earlier this month in which automation technology replaces many positions formerly held by employees, drawing mixed reactions from conservatives and liberals.

The fast food behemoth announced that customers can use kiosks and a mobile app to grab their orders from a conveyor belt rather than interacting with customer-facing staff. The concept is designed to give the restaurant team “the ability to concentrate more on order speed and accuracy, which makes the experience more enjoyable for everyone,” Keith Vanecek, the franchisee operating the restaurant, said...

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