200 rally for U of M to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 15, 2019 10:13 PM CT

University of Memphis workers, alumni and living wage advocates gathered on campus Thursday, chanting, "We work, we sweat, put $15 on our checks."

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.


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