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In Boon to 'Fight for $15,' Study Confirms Living Fast Food Wage Totally Doable


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In Boon to 'Fight for $15,' Study Confirms Living Fast Food Wage Totally Doable

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

A growing movement of fast food workers has launched strikes, protests, and public pressure campaigns across the United States and world demanding an end to starvation wages and a minimum of $15 an hour, under the slogan "We are worth more!"

Now, a just-released paper from economic researchers is affirming what those employees have long argued: such pay is doable, affordable, and would not require mass firings, despite the claims of industry heavyweights, from McDonald's to Wendy's.