According to the New York Post, dozens of drivers for Frito-Lay have quit, causing a massive shortage of everyone's favorite go-to snack food on convenience store shelves throughout New York City. The disgruntled workers from the Brooklyn depot and other locations shelved their delivery duties after receiving pay cuts. The cuts, which reduced their incomes by as much as 33%, started last year. Fans of the addictive chips can thank Frito-Lay owner PepsiCo. for the sudden loss of color in their worlds.
Here's the report:
While some are attempting to look on the bright side...
(Shh...no one tell this person that Doritos and SunChips are also products of Frito-Lay):
Others see opportunity:
I should smuggle them in over city lines and sell them on the street for a profit— gueeds (@gueeds) March 19, 2018
Some Twitter users decried Pepsi-Co and saluted the former employees who took a stand:
I'll be fine with not eating chips.. they are junk food. As much as I love my snacks, I much prefer people be able to earn a living wage.— Susie (@Mulysa) March 19, 2018
Pepsi announced it's laying off employees the same day it touted $1,000 bonuses because of the new tax law— nancy r. strong (@nancysuzyq) March 19, 2018
But for dedicated snackers everywhere, Priyana's words just about sum it up: