Revelations 13:16-18 “Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666.”
- A new law in California will raise the minimum wage for fast food workers to $20 per hour next year, an acknowledgment from the state’s Democratic leaders that most of the often-overlooked workforce are the primary earners for their low-income households.
- When it takes effect on April 1, fast food workers in California will have the highest guaranteed base salary in the industry.
- The state’s minimum wage for all other workers — $15.50 per hour — is already among the highest in the United States.
- Newsom’s signature reflects the power and influence of labor unions in the nation’s most populous state
- Unions have played a big part in Newsom’s political rise in California, offering a reliable source of campaign cash.
- Right now, California’s fast food workers earn an average of $16.60 per hour, or just over $34,000 per year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s below the California Poverty Measure for a family of four
- The new $20 minimum wage is just a starting point. The law creates a Fast Food Council that has the power to increase that wage each year through 2029 by 3.5%
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