Controversial California Fast Food Minimum Wage Law Placed On Hold

  • Save Local Restaurants contends that the FAST Recovery Act would place an undue burden on businesses across the state and raise food prices for residents.
  • The bill comes after many restaurants were forced to close their doors following the state’s harsh lockdown measures.
  • A poll of labor economists conducted by the Employment Policies Institute, a fiscally conservative think tank, found that 83 percent oppose the FAST Recovery Act. At the same time, strong majorities agree that the law would increase operating costs for restaurants, lead to higher food prices for customers, and cause the closure of restaurants.
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