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October 29, 2015


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Consumers Should Demand Better Treatment Of Poultry Workers

Oxfam America released a report calling on consumers to help better working conditions for the people who work at the four largest poultry producers.

September 4, 2014


Fast food workers striking in New York

Fast-Food Strikers Ready To Risk Arrest

Fast-food workers are staging another round of strikes, this time with plans for widespread civil disobedience to increase pressure for higher wages.

August 2, 2013

Would You Like Benefits With That? 

A striker holds a sign in Chicago

Fast Food Workers ‘Fed Up’ As Strikes Spread

A wave of protests and walkouts is hitting fast food restaurants across the country this week.

May 17, 2013

Strike Three! And Four! And Five! 

Neon McDonald's sign

Fast Food Strikes Spread To More Major US Cities

Milwaukee, St. Louis and Detroit have joined the list of cities where fast food workers have struck for $15/hour wages and the right to unionize.

April 26, 2013

Strike Again! 

A woman with a megaphone leads strike calls in front of a Chicago McDonald’s.

Fast Food Strike: Chicago

Twenty days after New York fast food employees struck for higher wages, a group of Chicago workers have taken the torch.

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