Chick-fil-A owner in California to raise pay to $17-$18 per hour to give workers livable wage

Chick-fil-a is officially America's highest ranking restaurant. (KTRK)

A Chick-fil-A restaurant owner in Sacramento, California is giving his employees a big raise.

KGO-TV reports, starting on Monday the owner will start paying his employees $17 to $18 an hour. They currently make $12.50 to $13 an hour.

The owner says he wants to offer his workers a livable wage.

He's focused on hiring people trying to raise families and improve their lifestyle.

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