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California Raises Fast-Food Worker Wages

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Fast-food workers in California will now earn at least $20 an hour— the highest minimum wage in the industry.
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On Monday, most California fast-food workers began earning $20 an hour, $4 more than the state’s standard minimum wage. This wage increase stems from a law passed in September, and will benefit employees who...
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On Monday, most California fast food workers started making $20 an
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hour. Stemming from a state law that was passed in September
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The state's minimum wage for other types of work is still
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$16. The wage increase affects California employees who work for a
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fast food chain with more than 60 national locations.
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There are more than 500,000 fast food workers in the state.
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It exempts fast food restaurants in airports,
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hotels, theme parks,
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museums and grocery stores.
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Always a catch several chains including mcdonald's have said they will raise
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their menu prices to counteract the wage increases.
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So Gene, you were telling me yesterday about how you spent
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$48 on fast food.
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Tell me about that.
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Yeah, I, I guess the pay increase that they're taking
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it out on on us.
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You know the consumer prices.
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I'm all good. You feel me like you could charge me
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a little bit more if it means they're gonna make $20.
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But come on, don't make me use after pay to pay
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for the two burgers I got and this is,
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this is, this is a jab at five guys.
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Yo, like I gotta take a second mortgage out on the
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crib for a, for a,
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for a burger after pay on a five guys.
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Like yo, they split in the cut like five ways.
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Is that why y'all charging so much cut guys out if you're
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charging that much, like lose a guy.
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Look, I'm all for raising the minimum wage,
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trust me. But I think that should be a statewide thing
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Looks like my stomach's grumbling but seems like it's time to
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eat healthier and skip the fast food on to the next story
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