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Fast Food Workers Union Officially Launches In California

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A McDonald's drive-thru is pictured where several protestors are seen holding a large yellow banner with black and red writing that reads, "Fast Food Worker Power!" A maroon SUV is pulling out of the drive-thru.
Oakland fast food workers convened for a car caravan strike at a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland on Jan. 15, 2021, to demand better working conditions and higher minimum wage for fast food workers around the country. (Anna Vignet/KQED)

Statewide Fast Food Workers Union Now A Reality 

Fast food workers are officially launching a new statewide union on Friday. This comes weeks before a new law will raise the industry’s minimum wage to $20 an hour and create a statewide Fast Food Council.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED

Programs  Dedicated To Young Children Facing Major Cuts

Programs dedicated to the well-being of California’s youngest residents are facing major cutbacks. That’s because a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products sharply lowered revenue that’s supposed to fund First 5 California and the early childhood services it supports. 
Reporter: Daisy Nguyen, KQED

49ers Will Have Strong Support In Las Vegas  

The San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl this weekend in Las Vegas  That means thousands of Niners fans are flocking to Sin City to celebrate, and one dedicated fan is hoping to welcome them all. She started a 49ers booster club in Las Vegas. 
Guest: Susan Larson, North Vegas Faithfuls 


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