News & Public Affairs

search:

Labor activists continue push for $15 minimum wage and fast food unions listen

05/15/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

Tags: fast food, minimum wage, Fight for Fifteen, McDonalds, Arby's, labor, unions

Medium_dscn4041

More than 50 fast food workers and their allies flooded the sidewalk in front of McDonald’s on Kennedy Boulevard near downtown Tampa early Thursday morning protesting what they’re calling poverty wages. The rally is part of a worldwide worker’s strike that spans more than 150 cities on 6 continents.

Protesters carried signs saying $15 and a union highlighting their push for a nationwide minimum wage of $15 dollars an hour and the right to unionize without fear of repercussion. Critics of ...

Be the first to comment

Healthy State Local Journalism Center