This Wednesday, May 6, workers from 50 different fast food restaurants in Miami, Orlando, and Tampa are planning a day-long strike in protest of low wages and lack of safety measures in place for workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]