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Mon June 24, 2013

STL Can't Survive On 7.35 - Did The Campaign Bring About Change?

Supporters of the "STL Can't Survive on $7.35" fast food campaign march down Lindell Boulevard on May 9.
Credit Erin Williams

This spring, fast food workers from across the country began banding together and rallying for better wages, fair treatment, and a healthier workplace. The movement began to swell, and in May the ‘STL Can’t Survive On 7.35’ campaign hit the region. Employees staged walkouts, passed out flyers, and marched the street in an effort to educate the public and command attention. The idea of protest may seem initially enticing, but is it worth risking your job?

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