Applebees franchise executive is happy about higher gas prices

By Tom Bemis Says in leaked email that they will make it easier to hire desperate paycheck-to-paycheck employees at lower wages. An executive at a company that operates Applebee’s and Taco Bell franchises in several states has reportedly sent an email gloating that higher gas prices will make it easier to pressure potential employees to accept lower wages. The email, posted on a Reddit sub-channel this week, outlined a theory that higher gas prices would make potential employees more desperate for work and therefore more willing to accept lower pay. “Most of our employee base and potential emp...