California's $20 Minimum Wage Backfires Worse Than Imagined | Opinion

By Daniel Walker | April 30, 2024

Policy implications

Opinion: This article contains commentary which reflects the author's views.


California is set to raise its minimum wage for fast food workers to $20 per hour starting in April. 

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As the controversy unfolds, the policy implications and long-term repercussions on labor regulations and industry practices remain subjects of intense scrutiny and debate.
 

Broader implications

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The controversy surrounding California's minimum wage hike carries broader implications for labor policy and governance, reflecting the intersecting dynamics of economic imperatives, industry interests, and worker advocacy.