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Sooo..NYC Fast Food Workers Went On Strike. Want a Union.
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 7570540:MV8yMDY2NjI2XzM0Nzc2MjYwXzdBQzAwMjlF] You can't live on $9 per hour in NYC so I guess I can't blame them. However, fast food was never meant to be a career (excepting for management) - it was a high school kid's job. With the economy and the dumbing down of our people, that's all many adults can find or are qualified for. $15 for a fast food place - plus unionization - which would spread across the country. Well, that would put most places out of business because customers will only pay so much for such a meal before they say screw it and make their own. [/quote]
link to money.cnn.com
"McDonald's, KFC, Burger King workers protest in NYC
"...several protests at different locations in the city, including Times Square and the Fulton Street Mall in Brooklyn. Workers from McDonald's, Burger King, and Yum Brand -run restaurants KFC and Taco Bell are expected to join.
Workers say they are asking for a pay raise to $15 an hour and the right to form a union. Currently, the median pay for the nearly 50,000 fast food workers in New York City is $9 an hour..."
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