Fast-food workers in Miami and New York went on strike Thursday to demand pay hikes and the right to unionize in a protest also observed in other cities around the world.
Fast-food Workers Strike In US For Pay, Union Rights
May 15, 2014

Via AFP:

Fast-food workers in Miami and New York went on strike Thursday to demand pay hikes and the right to unionize in a protest also observed in other cities around the world.

An organizer in Miami, Muhammed Malik, said protests were called in 130 cities in more than 33 countries, although in some places they appeared sparsely attended.

In the United States, dozens of workers went on strike for several hours in fast-food restaurants in Miami, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Houston, organizers said.

In New York, where the protest movement began in November 2012, about 100 demonstrators...

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