On Tuesday, Amazon announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 for its employees across the U.S.

It’s the latest move in the Fight for $15, a movement catalyzed by fast-food workers who went on strike in New York City six years ago.

Sarah Anderson joined NPR’s The 1A to discuss what Amazon’s decision to raise worker pay might have on other companies across the country, and how Washington D.C. fits into the broader national discussion around minimum and sub-minimum wage.

Listen to the full interview at The 1A.

Sarah Anderson directs the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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