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."


living wage United Campus Workers University of Memphis
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.

Comment On This Story

Become a subscriber to join the discussion.
Section Emails

Sign up to get the latest articles from the Metro section.

Manage Your Email Subscriptions