“Walking off the job, you’re taking on your boss head-on, and that sounds like some pretty scary stuff, right?” says fast-food worker Terrence Wise, shown here at a 2013 strike in Kansas City, Mo. “But I always thought, what am I more afraid of? Taking on my boss or being homeless again with my three little girls?”

"Walking off the job, you're taking on your boss head-on, and that sounds like some pretty scary stuff, right?" says fast-food worker Terrence Wise, shown here at a 2013 strike in Kansas City, Mo. "But I always thought, what am I more afraid of? Taking on my boss or being homeless again with my three little girls?"

“Walking off the job, you’re taking on your boss head-on, and that sounds like some pretty scary stuff, right?” says fast-food worker Terrence Wise, shown here at a 2013 strike in Kansas City, Mo. “But I always thought, what am I more afraid of? Taking on my boss or being homeless again with my three little girls?”

“Walking off the job, you’re taking on your boss head-on, and that sounds like some pretty scary stuff, right?” says fast-food worker Terrence Wise, shown here at a 2013 strike in Kansas City, Mo. “But I always thought, what am I more afraid of? Taking on my boss or being homeless again with my three little girls?”