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Fast food workers now earn $20 an hour in California: Why it matters

Customers place order at the counter of an In-N-Out burger restaurant Tuesday. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Customers place order at the counter of an In-N-Out burger restaurant Tuesday. (David Zalubowski/AP)

A hefty minimum wage increase goes into effect Monday in California. Most workers in the fast food industry will now get paid $20 an hour.

We discuss what the change will mean for employees and the wider economy with KQED’s Rachael Myrow.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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