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Industrial Workers of the World

Fast Food Strikes Study Group (Boston)

Study Group: Fast Food Workers, Recent Strikes, and "Alternative" Labor


Photo: Jenny Brown Originally posted on Labor Notes

Saturday September 21st: 6-8 PM
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street, Boston, MA (Copley Square)

This Summer, fast food workers across the country have launched strikes and pushed for unions and better jobs. SEIU has played a large role in this movement, utilizing a "new" or "alternative" labor model, supporting smaller, independent workers' initiatives, organizing symbolic strikes, and pushing for a higher national minimum wage. Locally, workers at Insomnia Cookies recently launched a strike and joined the Industrial Workers of the World.

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