New York City fast food workers join nationwide strike for higher wages

Protesters complain that the industry makes record profits,

Protesters complain that the industry makes record profits, while its employees rely on public assistance. (July 29, 2013 7:46 PM)

Hundreds of the city's fast food workers walked off their jobs as part of a seven-city strike demanding higher wages.

Employees from New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City and Flint, Mich. banded together for the right to form a union without retaliation, and to get major food giants to pay a livable wage.

Workers say they want fast food chains to increase pay...

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