California Restaurants Are Closing Over $20 Wage Increase

By Carver Malone | May 14, 2024

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Earlier this year, a minimum wage increase was announced for many fast-food establishments in California, sparking national attention and posing challenges for some businesses.

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Customers in certain cities in California seeking their favorite treats from Fosters Freeze or Mod Pizza may be disappointed to discover that several locations have shut down unexpectedly.

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The employees, who arrived for their shifts only to learn that their jobs had been terminated without prior notice, were particularly taken aback by the closures. A former employee of Fosters Freeze revealed that while the owner had expressed concerns about the financial strain caused by the minimum wage hike, there was no indication that the restaurant would be closing down.