Darren Soto is minimum wage challenged

The Florida Squeeze

Screen Shot 2015-11-12 at 5.03.02 PM Fight For 15 action from earlier this year undeterred by rain, heat and lightning.

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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About Susan Chandler

Now-disabled interior/exterior designer dragged into battling conviction corruption from its periphery in a third personal battle with civil public corruption.
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