Title

Barb Fick was Quoted in the Detroit Free Press article, "Detroit Fast-food Workers Strike for $15-an-hour Wage"

Document Type

Quoted

Publication Date

11-10-2015

Abstract

From the article:

"Barbara Fick, a labor law professor at the University of Notre Dame, said the ripple effects are from the movement seem to be leading to change and are now moving into the arena of political action.

"Low-wage workers are beginning to see that together they can have an impact on how the system works," she said. "Given the focus by some presidential candidates on 'income inequality' the movement may have the corollary effect of energizing workers, who in the past did not regularly exercise their right to vote, to believe they can influence the system and may lead to increased voter turnout in the upcoming presidential election.""