State Legislators to Examine $166 Million Public Cost of Fast-Food Industry’s Low Pay

November 19, 2013   // 0 Comments

State senators and representatives will hear from workers and an economist about the high number of fast-food workers forced to rely on public assistance at a town hall at 5:30 pm, Nov. 21, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1531 W. Vliet St.  The town hall comes on the heels of a recent report from the University of California, Berkeley that showed that low wages paid by the $200-billion fast ...

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