As the $15 minimum wage is signed into law today in both NY and California, Nicole Sandler speaks with SEIU International VP and author of the forthcoming book, "The Fight for $15" David Rolf. Plus, it's Monday, so Joel Silberman will share some wisdom on the media and the 2016 presidential race.
FAST FOOD FORWARD FIGHT FOR FIFTEEN It began with Fast Food Forward - NYC area fast food workers walking off the job, demanding a living wage. It spread to Chicago, where workers decided to Fight For 15 , once again using those alliterative 'F' words to focus on funding families. In the wake of McDonald's insulting sample monthly budget (check out page 4), the protests have continued spreading - St. Louis, Milwaukee and Detroit have seen similar strikes in recent weeks. And this week, over the next four days, fast food workers in Flint, MI and Kansas City, MO join in [...]