Ignite NC Stands With Fast Food Workers

December 4 – Workers across the country took to the streets going on strike. They are demanding $15hr and union rights for low-wage workers, in particular fast food workers. The protests led by the Fight for $15 movement was the largest of its kind. Over 180 cities took part in the strike. Community support played a vital role in standing in solidarity for these actions. Ignite NC and its fellows helped mobilize students for the strike. In North Carolina, protests took place in Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham, and Greenville.

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