AB 1228 – Fast Food Council

On September 28, 2023, Governor Newsom signed into law AB 1228, the Fast Food Restaurant Industry legislation that raises the hourly minimum wage rate for certain fast food workers to $20 effective April 1, 2024. In addition, the legislation establishes a Fast Food Council within DIR to establish an hourly minimum wage for fast food restaurant employees and develop standards, rules, and regulations for the fast food industry. Information on public meetings will be posted on this page in 2024.

Fast Food Council Members:

  • Nick Hardeman (Chair)
  • Michaela Mendelsohn
  • Anneisha Williams
  • Joe Johal
  • SG Ellison
  • Richard Reinis
  • Angelica Hernandez
  • Maria Maldonaldo
  • Joseph Bryant
  • GO-Biz Representative (Non-voting member)
  • DIR Representative (Non-voting member)

Questions? Please email: FastFoodCouncil@dir.ca.gov

For more information on the Fast Food Minimum Wage, please visit: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/Fast-Food-Minimum-Wage-FAQ.htm

Media Inquiries

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March 15, 2024

The AB 1228 Fast Food Council will conduct the first meeting with discussions pertaining to the mandate of AB 1228.

Questions or comments will be given time at the end of the meeting or may be directed to FastFoodCouncil@dir.ca.gov.

Date: March 15, 2024
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Auditorium
Oakland, California 94612
Meeting Notice and Agenda:

Meeting Notice
Meeting Recording is Available

This meeting will be broadcast live. You can access the link and find more information on the Meeting Notice.

The Council will meet in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. Members of the Council may be expected to travel. Per diem and travel expenses subject to conditions and limits may be issued to members of the advisory committee.

April 2024