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Let’s Do Better Than $15 An Hour

Labor Press (www.LaborPress.org) strongly endorses NYC’s move beyond “minimum” wage to a Real Living Wage.

Moving beyond a $15 minimum wage?

Moving beyond a $15 minimum wage?

by Joe Maniscaclo

New York, NY – Local 372 President Shaun Francois I rallied alongside fast food workers and cheered when they finally secured a gradual $15 an hour minimum wage earlier this fall — but he wants a better deal for his own hard-working members.

“I’m not pushing for you to tell me we don’t get it until 2019,” Francois told LaborPress this week. “It’s not going to amount to nothing, and we’ll be right back at the table again. . . ”

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