#Hashtag: Workers fight for $15 minimum wage

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Workers of fast food restaurants, and some workers of other institutions that generally offer minimum wage for pay, from all over the nation went on strikes today, demanding that their minimum wages be raised to $15 per hour.

Protesters rallied outside of their workplaces and spread their message via social media. On Twitter, strikers and supporters tagged tweets “#FightFor15” in advocation of their cause.

Some politicians, including Bernie Sanders, who spoke in person at a minimum wage rally on Capitol Hill, were amongst those who tweeted using the hashtag, advocating for a change in minimum wage.

Others tweeted out the under hashtag, as well, in support.

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