Last year Burger King made $117,000,000 in profits. Walgreens made $253,000,000.
Downtown Oakland workers deserve a raise!
Hundreds of fast food workers in NYC recently participated in a strike to demand $15/hr. It is time to bring the Fight for Fifteen campaign to Oakland.
With the cost of rent driven up by gentrification, plus childcare, healthcare and other bills, $8/hour is not enough to survive in Oakland. Mayor Jean Quan says Oakland is “rising” but the lowest paid workers, who are more likely to be people of color and women, are left behind.
$15/hr livable wage for all Oakland workers!
Rally, march and noise demo throughout downtown Oakland, exposing the practices of corporations who thrive off of low wage labor.