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Fast-food workers and care staff are holding a Black History Month strike in 15 cities to push for a $15 minimum wage

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Fast-food, home-care, and nursing-home workers will strike on Tuesday for a $15 minimum wage, more training, and better COVID-19 safety measures.

Some workers from fast-food chains including McDonald’s, Burger King, Domino’s, Taco Bell, and Wendy’s would strike in 15 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, and Houston, according to Fight for $15, a group that advocates for raising the minimum wage.

This comes as President Joe Biden pushes for a $15 federal minimum wage, despite opposition from Republican lawmakers and some Democratic politicians.

Tuesday’s strike will focus on Black communities “who have faced generations of low pay and insufficient protections details ⇒

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