Minimum Wage

Jon Queally, staff writer
Fast-food workers are out in force nationwide on Thursday as they participate in a day of action designed to highlight the scourge of low-wages and push a series of demands to combat the persistent poverty endured by those who form the backbone of the profitable multi-billion dollar industry. Led by organizers at FightFor15 —and supported in their...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Fast food workers are planning to launch strikes in 150 cities across the U.S...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
While wages have declined across all sectors in the years following the...

Further

Big fast food just got even slimier: In the wake of findings that taxpayers subsidize not just McFood's woefully underpaid workers but their grotesquely overpaid CEOs - the head of McDonald’s makes almost 10 million bucks, 1,200 times a worker's wage, with only about $1 million taxable income - come leaked documents showing that the National Restaurant Association is monitoring activists' social media, warning about the growing traction of "rent-a-mob" protests and otherwise stepping up a well-...

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