McDonald's Owner/Operators should expect more announcements like those in the December 3 letter from U.S. "Leadership". McDonald's management has to convince investors that this is a growth company. Sales, corporate income, share price, dividends must constantly increase, year over year. Since they can't expand the number of stores the growth in corporate income has to come from somewhere. From here forward it's your turn.
That's why the CEO is eager to see the federal minimum wage go to $15.00.