California Food Wage

Financing

Restaurant operators prepare for California's $20 fast-food wage

The nation’s largest restaurant economy is about to raise hourly pay for limited-service restaurant workers by 25%. Price hikes are on their way. But will high prices drive diners away?

Workforce

A labor powerhouse launches a fast-food workers' union in California

Backed by the deep-pocketed SEIU, the California Fast Food Workers Union aims to organize quick-service workers across brands. It will likely be the source of two members of the state's new wage-setting Fast Food Council.