National workers' strike hits Tampa Dunkin' Donuts

12/05/13 Janelle Irwin
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Tags: Dunkin Donuts, minimum wage, wages, poverty, labor, unions, strike, Fast Food Strike


Four striking workers and more than twenty supporters waved signs in front of a Busch Blvd. Dunkin Donuts demanding higher wages for fast food employees.

photo by Janelle Irwin

Fast food workers in 100 cities across the country walked off their jobs Thursday as part of a national push to raise the federal minimum wage. Four Dunkin' Donuts employees told managers at a restaurant on East Busch Boulevard in Tampa they were going on strike until the franchise agreed to pay higher wages.

One of the workers is Brittany Wilkerson. She

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