Low-Wage Fast Food Workers National Day of Action
Thursday, August 29th, 4 PM
AFL-CIO Labor Temple, 8400 Enterprise Way, Oakland
(# 73 AC bus from Coliseum BART to Hegenberger Rd/Edes Ave)
If you need a ride, email Oakland [at] calorganize.org
Come support low-wage workers at a rally demanding a living wage and a right to form to a union without retaliation. Across the country, thousands of workers are coming together to call for better pay and workplace respect. This is associated with the “Fight for $15” campaign demanding a $15/hr wage. Read more at http://fightfor15.org/en/
Read a Washington Post article “Fast-food workers call for nationwide walkout Aug. 29”: http://tinyurl.com/mcwvmnq
Many Fast-food workers across the country barely make enough to make ends meet. Many fast food workers make as little as $8.00 an hour, a wage that falls far below the federal poverty line. Meanwhile, Goliath corporations like McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, and KFC have reaped in huge profits in the billions this year.