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Minimum Wage Protests

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Photo courtesy of organize now, orlandoweekly.com

Last week, in more than 150 cities across the country, masses of fast-food workers raised their voices and their employment risks in an attempt to make themselves heard.

With the federal minimum wage stalled at $7.25 an hour for the past five years and Florida’s minimum wage not doing much better at $7.93, the heating lamps of increasingly apparent income inequality are working overtime on those trudging through two or three jobs a day. Outside a Burger King on International Drive, protesters chanted, “Hold the burgers, hold the fries. Make our wages supersized.” By supersized, the workers across the country meant $15 an hour.

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