• Fast food lobbying groups raised over $10 million and 623,000 signatures to throw out the California law forcing them to raise wages

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The measure, which has been put on hold by a Sacramento judge, would have raised wages to as much as $22 an hour. Now it's on the ballot to be overturned.
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  • Californians will vote on whether to overturn fast-food law

    6 days ago - By Chron

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A voter initiative that would overturn a California law aimed at raising wages and improving working conditions for more than a half-million fast food workers has qualified for next year's ballot, authorities said Tuesday.
    The referendum raised more than 623,000 valid voter signatures to be placed on the Nov. 5, 2024, election ballot, Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber announced.
    The first-in-the-nation law, passed last year, establishes a 10-member council empowered to set minimum wages as well as standards for hours and working conditions for California's fast food...
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