Raising the minimum wage is a hot topic all across the country, and it has been for quite a while. Here are a variety of news stories from throughout the nation.
Traffic was snarled up today, while of demonstrators took to the streets in support of $15 dollars an hour. These protests stretched nationwide, from Atlanta to New Orleans and all the way from California to the New York Island.
Fast-food workers picket demanding wage hikes http://nyp.st/1DiM73o via @nypost
Fight for $15: workers across US protest to raise minimum wage – live http://gu.com/p/47gpg/stw
BBC News - US fast food wage protests expand to other industries http://www.bbc.com/news/business-32324293
Minimum wage protests in Chicago draw thousands http://abc7chicago.com/660917/ via @abc7chicago
New Orleans residents join national protesters in fight for minimum wage increase | New Orleans - WDSU Home http://www.wdsu.com/news/local-news/new-orleans/new-orleans-residents-jo... via @WDSU
Campaign to begin for a $15 minimum wage in D.C. http://wpo.st/uzzC0
Local fast food workers protest for $15 minimum wage increase http://shar.es/1gPYcT