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Fast-food workers in 30 countries participate in biggest food strike in history

Today will mark the largest fast food strike ever, spreading far beyond U.S. borders. Organizers expect to rally in more than 150 U.S. cities and in cities in over 30 different countries. Fast Food Forward, a New York-based labor group, and the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Association (IUF) have joined forces to help orchestrate the fast food employee walk-off. The goal of a global call to action is to usher in change, so that this $200 billion industry stops exploiting their employees with low wages and preventing them from unionizing.

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Was this on the news? I don’t have a TV but I feel like this was extremely downplayed

(via thenewwomensmovement)

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    I work at Burger King and I don’t even expect this. That’s ridiculous 15 dollars an hour is waaay to much for just a...
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    Uh, I’m sorry but if I’m in the military and I get paid shit, I HIGHLY doubt you assholes in fast food deserve more pay....
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    My mom makes less than that and she SAVES LIVES. It’s fucking fast food. The fuck you expecting more pay for? You wanna...