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The $15 Movement walks in MLK’s footsteps

“We get discouraged a lot as black people in America,” Martina, who works at McDonald’s, said to the gathered crowd at the culminating rally of the Martin Luther King Jr Seattle March. “But, I’m going to keep pushing for a $15 minimum wage because I can’t afford to go back to school on the wage…

On The March – 13 miles for $15

Fast food workers and community allies went on the march for $15 from the victory in SeaTac all the way to Seattle City Hall – literally, 13+ miles. These are our stories. Mile 1: We start our march on the corner of 176th and International Blvd after a launch rally, more like a launch party…

After victory in SeaTac, $15 movement looks to Seattle for next steps forward

As King County officially certifies the landmark electoral victory for the $15 minimum wage in SeaTac today, fast food workers are already preparing the next big step forward for the $15 movement: a day-long, 8-hour march on December 5th that will trace the movement’s path from our first big victory in SeaTac to our next…