Economics of Liberty

Nurses in TX Are Leaving Their Jobs to Work at McDonald’s Instead

Texas nursing home caregivers are starting to migrate en masse away from their long-held positions and toward jobs in the fast food industry. Why? Well, according to Kron4 News:

Texas has one of the lowest Medicaid reimbursement rates, which makes it difficult for nursing homes and service providers to offer competitive wages.

“You know, you can start off at McDonald’s at $13-$14 an hour in some cases, you could certainly find easier jobs for more money and that’s a real problem when you’re trying to keep good people in your facilities,” said Scott Kibbe with the Texas Health Care Association.

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