Hundreds Protest For Higher Wages At Fast-Food Restaurants

More than 100 people walked off their jobs at 30 restaurants in the St. Louis region, and rowdy street protests took place outside at least five in what organizers hoped would be the start of a much larger, long-term push to raise wages in the fast-food industry. The campaign being organized by a coalition of community, labor and faith-based groups is building on similar efforts in Chicago and New York, where retail and restaurant workers have walked out to protest low wages.

Read more in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 


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