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Gavin Newsom signs law boosting minimum wage for fast-food workers. Is $20 enough?

Original post made on Sep 29, 2023

More than half a million fast food workers, mostly minorities and women, will earn higher minimum wage because Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a fast food bill Thursday. But some say that’s not a living wage.

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Posted by Hispanic Causing Panic
a resident of Jackson Park
on Sep 29, 2023 at 2:18 pm

Hispanic Causing Panic is a registered user.

Looking forward to that $10.00 Big Mac- $15.00 if you want a small combo....

Posted by addressing systemic racism
a resident of Willowgate
on Sep 30, 2023 at 10:59 am

addressing systemic racism is a registered user.

@Hispanic Causing Panic, why should the low-wage workers at McDonald's have to subsidize your Big Mac or Combo Meal?

"labor advocates withdrew a proposed bill that would have linked the legal liability of franchisees’ labor violations to the franchisor corporations." -- So, big corporations get to keep screwing workers and franchise operators with impunity

Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 2, 2023 at 5:05 pm

Steven Nelson is a registered user.

I wonder what the MVWSD now pays it's food service workers. Since it is immune from the MV City minimum wage law, has it (the Board Majority policy) raised it's rates in lockstep?

Posted by Reggie
a resident of Whisman Station
on Oct 3, 2023 at 4:26 pm

Reggie is a registered user.

Well, I welcome our new McDonald's Robot Overlords.

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