Fast food workers call for nationwide walkout August 29 in support of $15 minimum wage

by Michael A Fletcher

Emboldened by an outpouring of support on social media, low-wage fast-food and retail workers from eight cities who have staged walkouts this year are calling for a national day of strikes Aug. 29.

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