Buzzfeed: How A Pay Rise For NY Fast-Food Workers Could Spread Across America

“Leaders of the Fight for 15 movement to raise fast-food wages say they plan to treat a $15 sector-wide minimum wage in New York as a springboard to a well of strategic next steps for their campaign: calls for wage board hearings in other friendly cities and states, a renewed focus on city and state legislatures, and the use of these tactics to raise wages in other low-pay industries.

Governors in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Wisconsin, to name just a few, have similar authority to raise the minimum wage on their own without need for action by the legislature, according to a fact sheet put out by the National Employment Law Project.”

Read the full article at Buzzfeed.


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