Fast-Food Workers Plan Global Wage Protests Next Week

Fast-food workers plan to stage a global protest next week in 150 U.S. cities and 33 other countries to demand better pay and working conditions, organizers said Wednesday, NBC News reported. Workers taking part in the protest will walk off their jobs on May 15 to demand wage increases and the right to form a union without retaliation, organizers said Wednesday in New York. Both McDonald's and Burger King defended their treatment of employees in separate statements.

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