Fast-Food Workers Plan Second Strike for More Pay

Author: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times, Published on: 4 April 2013

Thursday’s strike, sponsored by a labor-community coalition that calls itself Fast Food Forward, seeks to press the city’s fast-food restaurants to pay their employees $15 an hour. Many workers say they can barely get by on the $7.25, $8 or $9 an hour that many receive; $9 an hour translates to around $18,000 a year for a full-time worker. [refers to Burger King, McDonald’s, Domino’s, Taco Bell]

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