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Governor Signs Bill to Exempt Certain Businesses from Fast Food Minimum Wage

On March 26, 2024, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 610, which amends the definition of “fast food restaurant” to exempt dining places in airports, motels, event centers, theme parks, museums, and particular other areas from the needs set forth underneath the Rapidly Foodstuff Council specifications.

Past year, Newsom signed AB 1228, which repeals the Quick Restoration Act but establishes a modified edition of the Quick Meals Council (Council) until finally January 1, 2029. The monthly bill also sets forth the minimum wage boosts for quickly food stuff workers, with an enhance to $20.00 helpful April 1, 2024.

The invoice involves an urgency clause which signifies it will take effect instantly. As these the exempted businesses will not need to comply with the bare minimum wage prerequisites previous in 2023.