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'Fight For 15' Struggles To Organize Fast-Food Workers

It's been a year since the Service Employees International Union started organizing protests calling for the fast food industry to adopt a minimum wage of $15 an hour. The union says that workers will strike in 150 cities on Thursday, but, as Anne Mostue of WGBH reports, few workers are actually leaving their shifts.

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Anne Mostue’s work in radio journalism has taken her from black bear dens in the North Woods of Maine to the streets of Seoul and San Juan.
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