On July 14, 2023, a new attempt to regulate the fast-food industry in California was delayed after its proponents pulled the bill from a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Assembly Bill 1228Continue Reading California AB 1228 Delayed: Bill Proposes Joint-Employer Theory of Liability Between Franchisor, Franchisee in CA’s Fast-Food Industry
With substantial union backing, California’s controversial Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, A.B. 257 or the FAST Act, moved through California’s Legislature with relative ease.
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On Sept. 5, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 257, the controversial Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the “FAST Act” (the Act).
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On Jan. 31, 2022, the California State Assembly passed AB 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the “FAST Recovery Act.” If passed by…
Continue Reading California’s ‘FAST Recovery Act’: The Anticipated Impact on the Restaurant Industry, Franchise Industry, Jobs and Food Prices