Dozens Arrested During Nationwide Protests For Higher Minimum Wages

Dozens of people were arrested Monday as they participated in protests nationwide for a $15 per hour minimum wage.

The efforts are part of the National Day of Action to Fight for $15. The campaign seeks higher hourly wages, including for workers at fast-food restaurants and airports.

Workers rallied in cities including Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York on Tuesday morning. In many cities the protesters blocked busy intersections…

Carol D’Auria
CBSNewYork/AP

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