Thousands of Americans who work in fast-food restaurants walked off their jobs for a day again earlier this month, once more disrupting breakfast, lunch, and dinner hours in neighborhoods around the country.
Their strikes have provoked a broad debate over minimum wage levels at local and national levels, which is long overdue.
But that’s just part of what this movement is about. From the beginning, the fast-food cashiers and cooks who launched the “Fight for $15” declared that they have a vision for how they can turn their jobs into work that sustains their families and frees them from depending on public assistance: a union.
You can read the full article by Dorian T. Warren in Newsweek HERE