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California's fast-food wage bill: Employee savior or union power grab?

Employees say the Fast Act would give them more power over wages and working conditions. But restaurant operators argue that unions would be pulling the strings.

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Quick-service restaurant chains make a last-ditch effort to kill California's Fast Act

Opponents of the landmark legislation, which would give employees a say in setting wages, are working to get Gov. Gavin Newsom to veto the bill.

That hourly pay level has become the norm in online advertising for potential hires, according to an analysis by Indeed.

The Fast Act, which would only affect quick-service chains with 100 or more locations, passed by a 21-12 vote. It's unclear if Gov. Newsom will sign it into law.

The first-year cap on hourly pay is one of the concessions that were made in the first-of-its-kind Fast Act to make the bill more palatable in the state Senate. Advocates also dropped the joint-employer provision.

The lawsuit contends that women were frequently subjected to sexual remarks and unwanted touching.

The Lansing-area unit will be represented by a local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

A new study shows that the typical gratuity is now closer to 20%, the result of diners being more generous during the pandemic.

The startup that allows drive-thru employees to work from home said it has deals with five of the biggest fast-food chains.

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