I support the fight for 15.
Not only are the fast food workers trying to strike and raise wages but the home health care workers have joined in and are trying to be a part of the union too.
52% of the families of front-line fast-food workers are enrolled in one or more public programs, (compared to 25% of the workforce as a whole.) The cost of public assistance to families of workers in the fast-food industry is nearly $7 billion per year.
96% of restaurant workers do not earn paid sick days, forcing 76% to work WHILE SICK.
57.4% of low wage workers are over age 30
I don't care what you're doing at your job - if you think it's worth more and you want to band together and bargain for more... I am not you supervisor, I don't know what you do at work... I say good on you! You get more! Because when you fight for the rights of the worker, you fight for us all.