Posted at: 08/29/2013 7:18 AM
Fast-Food Strikes Set for Cities Nationwide
NEW YORK (AP) - Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts Thursday in dozens of cities around the country.
It's part of a nationwide campaign to get chains such as McDonald's, Taco Bell and Wendy's to pay workers higher wages.
Workers say they want $15 an hour. Many of them earn the minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, or $15,000 a year.
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