Supporters thanked those arrested for their commitment as they boarded the police wagon, recognizing that their wage increase would be a boost to all workers.
As they were taken away hundreds of supporters chanted "We want $15 and we want it now."
More than 20 workers were arrested outside a McDonald's in Chicago, where 450 demonstrated for several hours before marching onto Wabash Ave.
Fast food workers in cities across the United States are planning strikes and civil disobedience tomorrow, according to organizers.
Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.
The fast food industry continues to get hit hard by waves of strikes and workers continue to escalate their tactics, but the question remains: What more can be done?
Here's a list of union-made-in-America snacks-from the salty, like Lay's Potato Chips and Cheez-Its, to the sweet, such as Cracker Jacks and Oreos.
The federal minimum wage for workers who depend on tips is $2.13 hourly and it hasn't risen in more than 20 years. And employers routinely cheat the tipped workers.
Fast food workers at the council meeting reportedly cried after the vote.
Rasheen Aldridge, an organizer with Show Me $15, has been fired because of his role as a protest organizer.