‘We Triggered Something Epic’: An Interview with Naquasia LeGrand of the Fight for $15

‘We Triggered Something Epic’: An Interview with Naquasia LeGrand of the Fight for $15

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When Naquasia LeGrand first got involved with the Fight for $15 workers’ movement, it was, she says, “underground.” No one, least of all her, knew how far the movement would spread in the four years since she helped launch the first fast-food workers’ strike, in New York City in November 2012. New York fast-food workers won their raise in 2015, though it won’t be fully phased in in the city until 2018.