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Fight for 15 rally takes place in Tampa

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A crowd of low-wage workers crowded into Tampa’s Lykes Gaslight Park on Tuesday afternoon to join the nationwide “Fight for 15” protest, calling for a $15 minimum wage and a union. Workers in 270 cities across the country (and more than 20 in Florida) were expected to walk out in what organizers hoped would be be the fast food industry’s largest strike ever. The movement during the past year has expanded beyond fast-food workers to include home health care workers, child…

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