© 2022 WYPR
20th Anniversary Background
WYPR 88.1 FM Baltimore WYPF 88.1 FM Frederick WYPO 106.9 FM Ocean City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

'Fight For 15' Struggles To Organize Fast-Food Workers

It's been a year since the Service Employees International Union started organizing protests calling for the fast food industry to adopt a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The union says that workers will strike in 150 cities on Thursday, but, as Anne Mostue of WGBH reports, few workers are actually leaving their shifts.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Anne Mostue’s work in radio journalism has taken her from black bear dens in the North Woods of Maine to the streets of Seoul and San Juan.