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Fair Wages Not Part of Value Menu: Fast Food Workers Set to Strike

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Organizing-Bargaining/Fair-Wages-Not-Part-of-Value-Menu-Fast-Food-Workers-Set-to-Strike

Low-wage workers in seven cities Monday will walk off their jobs in several prominent fast food chains and retail outlets to demand a living wage, the right to form unions and an end to what they say are unfair labor practices.

The strike will come on the heels of a new report released by the National Employment Law Project (NELP). The report says although companies claim these low-wage jobs are a step toward good careers, opportunities to advance are limited for front-line workers in the fast-food industry...