Workers Protesting a $15 Minimum Wage throughout America


The dissents went ahead the four-year commemoration of the “Battle for $15” crusade, the work financed push to change the terms of the political level headed discussion over what the working poor ought to procure and how managers ought to treat them. That development has created assumed a urgent part in winning compensation picks up for millions, including $15-a hour the lowest pay permitted by law laws in California, New York and numerous urban areas around the nation.

On Tuesday, challenges including retail specialists, Uber drivers, and workers at fast-food eateries, airplane terminals and doctor’s facilities were sorted out in urban areas including New York, Detroit, Los Angeles and Oakland, Calif. Neighborhood media outlets reported captures in a few spots.

Three City Council individuals, Mark Levine, Antonio Reynoso and Brad Lander were among the nonconformists captured at a sit-in, alongside Francisco Moya, a state Assembly part. Mr. Lander had composed an article distributed on The Nation magazine’s site called “Why I’m Getting Arrested During Today’s National Day of Disruption.”

Dissents at air terminals, incorporating O’Hare International in Chicago and Logan International in Boston, were required to take after for the duration of the day. A hour prior to an arranged air terminal specialist strike, several dissidents sorted out by the Chicago section of the Service Employees International Union assembled at O’Hare’s open transportation terminals conveying signs and wearing purple union rigging.

Olivia Pac, a 24-year-old wheelchair aide, came to O’Hare on her three day weekend to challenge. She said the airplane terminal was understaffed to the point where she frequently winds up pulling two clients in wheelchairs at once. A practice she said has harmed her wrist and is hazardous for clients.

“We do give our sweat, blood and tears for these organizations, and we don’t get the regard, thanks and legitimate wages we merit,” she said. “The way these organizations treat us regularly is appalling.”

Kisha Rivera, a 41-year-old lodge laborer who moved to Chicago from Puerto Rico four months prior, said her $10.50 time-based compensation was “a slap in the face.”


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