Workers Will Stage The Largest Fast Food Strike Ever In 150 Cities


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via Workers Will Stage The Largest Fast Food Strike Ever In 150 Cities | ThinkProgress.

BY BRYCE COVERT MAY 7, 2014

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Thousands of fast food workers will go on strike in 150 cities on May 15, according to Salon’s Josh Eidelson.

That will include some cities that haven’t been home to fast food strikes before, such as Philadelphia, Miami, Orlando, and Sacramento. Organizers also expect hundreds of workers to go on strike in some cities like Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, and New York City. The strikes will be the largest in the industry yet after they hit 100 cities in December and 50 in August last year.

The day will also mark the first spread of fast food labor unrest abroad, as it will include protests in 30 other countries on six continents, many of them targeting McDonald’s. Activists will hold a teach-in outside of the company’s head…

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