This was a big week for the Fight For 15 campaign, with a national strike and marches that were held here in Orlando, along with dozens of other cities from New York to California
The Fight For 15 events I’ve attended in Central Florida have been intense with participants undeterred by stifling heat, pouring rain, or even 4 a.m. gathering times. There’s no doubt that the energy is due to the fact that Orlando has the lowest median wage of 50 top American metropolitan areas. The folks who strike here, and those who join the actions in solidarity, feel the gravity of the movement. These actions are not empty social gatherings.
At the afternoon rally this week, State Sen. Darren Soto kicked off the speeches by touting a $15 minimum wage bill he co-signed. While I applaud the Senator for making an appearance…
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