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New York City Fast-Food Workers Authorize 3rd Strike

HeadlineJul 25, 2013

At the #RaiseTheWage protest in New York City, fast-food workers voted to authorize their third citywide strike for a living wage and the right to unionize without intimidation. The workers assembled in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Naquasia LeGrand, KFC employee: “They’re not going to give us what we want, and we’re going to stay in poverty. We’re going to keep on suffering. I know you’re tired of suffering. I don’t want to see the next generation suffering and suffering. I don’t want my kids suffering. I want to make sure they have a better future than I did. So, if I want that to happen, I need you guys to stand with me just as long as I’m standing with you guys to fight for this 15 and union, a better living wage in New York City, because it’s not right. So we’ve got to do something about it.”

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