If only someone had warned lawmakers

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A Sacramento-approved and -endorsed minimum-wage for fast food workers is coming to California. And just like night follows day, so are higher prices for burgers and burritos.

Starting on April 1, fast food restaurant chains that have at least 60 locations across the country must pay their workers a minimum of $20 an hour to comply with the minimum wage increase legislation passed and signed last year.

But that’s not the end of it. Under Assembly Bill 1228, wage policy will be turned over to the Fast Food Council, which is required by law to “promulgate minimum fast food restaurant employment standards.”

Read the full article at the Bakersfield Californian . . .

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