Oakland demonstration to raise fast food worker wages

Posted: December 6, 2013 in Living
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By Eric Louie

Demonstrations were held nationwide on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 to support higher pay for fast food workers. This demonstration shut down the McDonald’s at 14th and Jackson streets in Oakland, Calif. during lunch. Workers were asked to join, and some did. Protesters said the $8 or $9 per hour workers get is not enough. Recently the state minimum wage was approved for a rise to $10 an hour by 2016, but labor advocates say it should be $15 an hour.

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