By Maggie Freleng
Friday, December 7, 2012
Low-wage workers from different industries gathered yesterday to demand better paychecks and more rights, continuing the recent push for such benefits.
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)--Yesterday, Dec. 6, organizers said thousands of low-wage workers--including fast food, airport, retail, construction and carwash workers--united in Times Square to demand decent wages and the right to unionize without ramifications.
Julie DeLaurier, who attended the protest, said, “I am here because I am a middle class woman and my standar