(Undated) -- Thousands of fast-food workers across the country will be taking a big risk today by walking out on their jobs demanding a raise to 15-dollars-an-hour. The organizing director of Fast Food Forward, Kendall Fells says the strikes starting this morning will make a huge impact on the industry.
A number of chains including; McDonald's, Burger King, KFC and Domino's, are watching their employees strike in more than 150 cities. Fells also says he doesn't expect employees to get fired for striking. On Labor Day, President Obama was in Milwaukee and pushed for a hike in minimum wage saying, "America deserves a raise." Fight for 15 campaign began two years ago when 200 fast-food workers walked out of their jobs in New York City.
The organizing director of Fast Food Forward, Kendall Fells says the fast-food workers want income equality.
The organizing director of Fast Food Forward, Kendall Fells say these strikes are starting to inspire other industries with low income pay.