April 14, 2016:
Hundreds of workers and community supporters came out on April 14th to fight for $15/hour and union rights. Workers also joined organizations like Stand With Dignity and BYP100 to call for better investments for the city instead of more funding for the prison system. Workers in New Orleans, a city in the state with the highest rate of incarceration in the country, not only fight for dignity on the job, but in the streets as well. Workers and community recognize that higher wages and union rights could have a dramatic ripple effect on other issues within the city and state of Louisiana.
Read more here: Fast food workers in New Orleans strike for $15 an hour
Fast Food Workers Walk Off The Job Read full story here — December 5, 2013 • by John Huffman of WGNO
Video: Dozens of Fast Food Workers Walked Off the Job in Protest of Higher Wages — December 5, 2013 • by John Huffman of WGNO