Comment of the Day: The math of a minimum wage fee
Yesterday's post on the new minimum wage fee Stillwater's Oasis Cafe is charging its customers is a huge talker, with over 360 comments posted as of this morning.
One of them did an admirable job breaking down how Oasis ownership stands not just to break even, but to profit from the 35-cent-per-table fee.
Here's what ChazDanger said (Warning -- math is involved):
Given all the hubbub, you could argue Oasis would've been better off just raising prices and skipping the whole "Min Wage Fee" thing on checks. But then again:
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