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Fast food workers on West Coast were part of national strikes

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.

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Detroit fast food workers arrested during strike for wages and union

As they were taken away hundreds of supporters chanted "We want $15 and we want it now."

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McDonald’s workers block streets during nationwide wage protests

More than 20 workers were arrested outside a McDonald's in Chicago, where 450 demonstrated for several hours before marching onto Wabash Ave.

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Fast food workers plan civil disobedience during Thursday’s nationwide strikes

Fast food workers in cities across the United States are planning strikes and civil disobedience tomorrow, according to organizers.

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Unite Here: Organizing to change lives

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.

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What’s next after fast food global?

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?

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Union-made snacks encouraged for the 4th of July

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.

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Massachusetts, Michigan minimum wage hikes leave restaurant workers shortchanged

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.

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Seattle makes history: Council OKs $15 minimum wage

Fast food workers at the council meeting reportedly cried after the vote.

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St. Louis workers rally to support fired Jimmy John's employee

Rasheen Aldridge, an organizer with Show Me $15, has been fired because of his role as a protest organizer.

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