A Day Without Burgers

A Day Without Burgers

Don’t forget to pack a lunch this morning. Fast-food workers across the country are striking for a living wage, so’ll you’ll want to stay out of McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Burger King. Don’t like cold sandwiches? Read this.

More:

“Fast food workers plan biggest US strike to date over minimum wage,” Dominic Rushe, The Guardian

“Fast Food Workers Plan Another Strike in 150 Cities,” Victor Luckerson, TIME Magazine

“Fast-Food Workers Seeking $15 Wage Are Planning Civil Disobedience,” Steven Greenhouse, New York Times

“Fast food workers take to the streets for $15 minimum wage,” Tim Devaney, The Hill

“Fast food workers plan biggest US strike to date over minimum wage,” Dominic Rushe, The Guardian

“The other NRA: How the National Restaurant Association ensures poverty wages,” Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet via Salon

“Slow Progress for Fast-Food Workers,” John Schmitt and Janelle Jones, Center for Economic and Policy Research

“The Minimum Wage in America Is Low Compared to Other Countries,” Kevin Drum, via Moyers & Company

“The $15 Minimum Wage Is a Bellwether of the New Living Wage,” Arun Ivatury, TIME Magazine

Updates:

“Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay,” Shan Li, Tina Susman, Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times

“Get a clue, McDonald’s! Why I’m walking off my fast food job today,” Andrew McConnell, Salon

“Hundreds of Fast-Food Workers Striking for Higher Wages Are Arrested,” Steven Greenhouse, New York Times

“Arrests made in Kansas City fast-food worker protests,” Diane Stafford, Kansas City Star

“Detroit Police Arrest Dozens of Fast Food Protesters,” Amanda Wills, Mashable

“Charlotte fast-food workers join national protest,” Jonathan McFadden and Eric Frazier, Charlotte Observer

“Five arrested in fast food protests,” L.M. Sixel, Houston Chronicle

“Dozens Arrested In NYC Protests Demanding Living Wage For Fast Food Workers,” Shayla Love, Gothamist

“Hundreds arrested during US low wage protests,” AlJazeera

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