minimum wage increase

In the 15 months since working for $7.25 sweeping floors and serving customers, the 22-year-old KFC employee from Brooklyn has become one of the most visible faces of a movement that has staged strikes across the country demanding a $15-an-hour wage and union representation for fast-food workers.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Unions Propel Minimum Wage Activist From KFC To The White House

In the 15 months since working for $7.25 sweeping floors and serving customers, the 22-year-old KFC employee from Brooklyn has become one of the most visible faces of a movement that has staged strikes across the country demanding a $15-an-hour wage and union representation for fast-food workers.

03/02/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: Congress Must Finish Job On Minimum Wage Raise

President Barack Obama says Congress should finish the job he started by raising the minimum wage to $10.10.

02/15/2014

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