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Fight For $15: Thousands Protest Demanding Better Pay

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NEW YORK CITY – Thousands of low-income workers from McDonald’s and other fast-food joints are gathering for major marches across the country.

Starting in New York City, these protesters are sparking the hashtag #FightFor15. They’re pushing for a $15 an hour minimum wage.

Earlier this month McDonald’s announced it would boost wages by a dollar for 90,000 of its employees. But, some employees say that extra buck just won’t cut it.

A study out from UC Berkley reveals 52% of fast food workers rely on public assistance just to get by.

Ronald might just have to hold those fries until he can supersize those wages.

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