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Fast-food workers set to launch wages protest in 150 U.S. cities and 33 countries

Fast-food restaurant employees are to hold a global day of protest and strike action next week in a push for better pay and conditions, officials said in New York on Wednesday. Convened for the first time under the banner of an international trade union, the fast-food workers agreed to launch…

Fast food workers strike in 50 cities to demand wages of $15/hour, right to unionize

Thousands of workers at McDonald’s and other fast food outlets across the United States went on strike Thursday in a growing movement for higher wages in the industry. Workers in 50 cities joined the strike to fight for $15 an hour wages — double what most currently earn — and…

Fast food workers stage surprise strike in New York City

Workers at more than 70 fast food chain restaurants planned a walkout for Thursday in what organizers are saying is the largest-ever protest of its kind. According to CNN Money, the coalition of striking workers includes employees of McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Pizza Hut, KFC and other major chains, as well as…

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