Fast food workers want living wage


This video about Portland, Oregon in the USA says about itself:

21 May 2016

TYT reporter, Jordan Chariton, spoke to Burgerville workers. These fast-food workers want to form a union and earn a $15/hr wage. Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, and Jimmy Dore, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“A group of Burgerville workers have formed a union and on Tuesday it held its first rally and march.

After a rally at the Clinton Theater, workers picked up signs and walked down the street to the Burgerville at Southeast 26th and Clinton. That’s where they confronted management with their demands.

A group of Burgerville workers have formed a union and on Tuesday it held its first rally and march.

After a rally at the Clinton Theater, workers picked up signs and walked down the street to the Burgerville at Southeast 26th and Clinton. That’s where they confronted management with their demands.

Workers told KATU the minimum wage they get paid is not a living wage.

“We matter; we work hard; we want respect, and we need a raise,” said Claire Flanagan, Burgerville 42 crew member. “Burgerville workers and their families depend on this income, and we’re struggling to get by every month.”

Flanagan told management the workers wanted a $5 an hour raise.”

Read more here.

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