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AUDIO SOUND BITE: The Role of Low Wage Jobs in Missouri’s Economy

Organized labor activists in Missouri say a third day of fast food worker strikes is on the way. That’s in the planning stage now.

They want the restaurant employees to make at least fifteen dollars and hour, saying that’s what’s needed to support a family and stay off social programs.

The Show Me Institute’s David Stokes thinks that misses the point of what role low wage jobs have in our economy.

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That’s from “Missouri Viewpoints”. Previous one-day strikes happened in July and August.

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