Fast Food Workers : A Better Fight For Something Than Live For Nothing By George S. Patton

1327 Words May 18th, 2016 6 Pages
“Better to fight for something than live for nothing” said George S. Patton. Fight for 15 movement started with fast food workers. The labor movement historically hasn 't organized workers that 's poor in a very long time. In the era of fair wages creators of the #FightFor15 sought to raising wages to $15/hr.
Fair wages, decent wage, living wage, Sabita said ,” It 's doesn 't matter what you call it, it 's about paying workers enough so they can cover the base costs requires for a dignified, healthy life”. (2016 guardian new and media, All Right reversed). In 1750, most people in Britain lived in small villages and farmed, raised animals, or worked as craftspeople. Farming families also spun wool or wove cloth in their homes to sell at the market. Men, women, and children worked hard every day of the week from morning until night, but most still struggled to earn a living. A common working day in a factory was 12 to 14 hours long, with short breaks for meals.(Industries Revolution) Workers labored six days a week in 80 degree heat with machinery that needed constant attention. Employers were paid low wages and it would reduce if workers were late or business was bad. Factory owners paid their employees with vouchers for goods at their own stores, where they kept prices very high. As of today in America we still haven’t made any progress low wages have still been the same since the late 1800’s. In the mid 1700s, children shifted from working on farms or in the home to…

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