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View Diary: Restaurant industry's low wages leave 40% of workers in near-poverty (37 comments)

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  •  Illegal practices (2+ / 0-)
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    Sparhawk, Utahrd

    such as wage theft should be strictly pursued but I admit to just not getting the whole $15 for fast food workers. Why is that industry favored over every other with low paid workers?

    •  They're fighting for a 15$ minimum wage for eve... (3+ / 0-)
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      kay3295, historys mysteries, eyo

      They're fighting for a 15$ minimum wage for everybody not just fast food workers. They're the ones who have been most active and vocal about this issue, which is why they often appear in stories about unfair wages and labor practices.

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