| Janet Sparks
| Apr 14 | People
photo/Berlin Rosen pr firm & Fightfor15.org
NEW YORK - After California and New York conceded to low-paid employees' demands for $15 an hour minimum wage, a new global movement began today in 40 countries around the world. Thousands of workers, including fast-food, child care, nursing home assistants, airport and higher education employees, marched the street in a record-300-plus cities to show their united effort in demanding higher pay and the right to form unions.
These strikes, supported by the Service Employees International Union, have been steadily progressing over the past three years, demanding that corporations, such as McDonald's, Burger King and other fast food chains, pay their employees wages they can live on. In New York City, striking workers...