New York City fast food workers plan strike


Salon.com: Fast food workers this morning planned to walk off the job in what organizers promised would be the largest-ever strike.

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Salon.com: Fast food workers this morning planned to walk off the job in what organizers promised would be the largest-ever strike.

The workers are demanding that chains like McDonald’s and Wendy’s raise their wages to $15 an hour and allow them to organize a union without retaliation. The campaign expected over 400 workers from 50-some stores to participate in the surprise strike, doubling the size of their previous walkout and potentially shutting down several fast food restaurants for the day.

 

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