I’m not generally a huge fan of Unions, but… enough is enough for goodness sake. Reliable, loyal and productive fast food workers certainly deserve a reasonable living wage. I’m not 100% sure we want to move in one fell swoop from $8/hr minimum wage to $15/hr, but, the industry doesn’t seem capable of doing the right thing on its own (raise prices a little and pay workers fairly).
I know that the wage level needs to be increased, my only concern is that unions may come in a charge large fees to workers without raising their pay very much (like in the grocery industry). Perhaps it’s time to just raise the federal minimum wage by $1/hr each year for the next few years.