California Gov. Newsom signs fast-food worker $20 minimum wage bill into law
Fast-food workers in California will see a nice increase in their paychecks beginning next year following the passage of a law signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom that increases the minimum wage to $20 per hour.
The new wage takes effect on April 1, 2024, and applies to workers at restaurants that have at least 60 locations nationwide, except those that make and sell their own bread.
The minimum wage for workers in other industries across the state stands at $15.50, among the highest in the nation.
"This is a big deal," Newsom said...