We are living in times when it's hard to tell reality from satire. Honestly, The Onion couldn't have come up with anything more hysterical than this.
The advice being dispensed at McDonald's new website, McResourceLine.com, has been subject to some sharp criticism and with good reason. Apparently, the head honchos at the popular fast food slop chain seem to be keenly aware that the wages they're paying their employees just doesn't stretch far enough in today's economy. So, they've come up with with some wonderful ideas to put a little elastic in those paychecks.
For instance, “breaking food into pieces” will keep you fuller. (Or create the illusion that you're consuming more food than you are, I guess.) Another slice of sage advice suggest chewing gum and singing will ease stress.
Here's my favorite: “At least two vacations a year can cut heart attack risk by 50%”.
Of course, you're going to have have to divide your meals into almost microscopic portions if you plan to take two vacations per year while working a minimum wage job. Holy shit on a rye crisp!
Yep, I'm not at all surprised worker advocacy groups are going apeshit over this. Here's a short video created by LowPayIsNotOK.org about this travesty.