Fast food chains could lose right to do business in NYC, under new bill to protect workers

Kyle Bragg, the president of 32BJ, which has been working to organize Chipotle workers across the city, trumpeted the proposed legislation.

“Far too often, massive corporations like Chipotle have viewed the fines and occasional lawsuits sparked by their repeated violations of New York City employment laws, such as the Fair

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What will AB 257 mean for fast food workers and franchisees?

Almost as soon as the ink had dried on California’s new fast-food labor law, opponents set in motion an effort to overturn it.

A day after Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Labor Day signing of AB 257, which could raise the minimum wage for franchise restaurant workers as high as $22 next

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A new tech company says monitoring fast-food workers with AI will make orders more accurate

A McDonald's employee working in the kitchen.

A McDonald’s employee working in the kitchen. Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images

  • Tech company Agot AI is developing surveillance technology for fast-food workers.

  • It uses cameras to monitor workers and flag mistakes.

  • Worker surveillance has grown across industries in the last year.

Agot AI, a computer vision startup based out of Pittsburgh,

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Wages rose 10% for fast-food workers as restaurants face hiring issues

Walk around any restaurant district or fast-food court, and you’re likely to see a “Help Wanted” sign on the window. Restaurants all over America are struggling not only to hire employees but also to retain them – even with higher wages.

A study by Black Box Intelligence and Snagajob dives

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