Fight for 15 protest

Protestors rally for a $15 hourly minimum wage on Tuesday in New York.

Protests for higher wages expand footprint

Fight for $15 organizers target 270 cities, city halls

Organizers of the national “Fight for $15” movement advocating for increased minimum wages stepped up efforts with protests in 270 cities, targeting not just restaurants but also city halls and Tuesday's Republican presidential debate in Milwaukee.

Experts were anticipating more protests with the presidential election coming in 2016.

Joe Kefauver, managing partner of Align Public Strategies, a public affairs consultancy, said, “This set of protests has the potential to

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