Fight for $15

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'Hands Off My Buns': McDonald's Workers Allege Sex Harassment

In one case, employee says supervisor rubbed his genitals on her

(Newser) - Workers once swarmed McDonald's to protest low wages. At lunchtime on Thursday, workers in more than 30 US cities will protest another gripe: sexual harassment. Some 15 sexual harassment complaints from eight states have been filed against McDonald's and its franchises in the past month, alleging employees were... More »

Low Wages Cost Taxpayers $153B a Year

About half of public assistance goes to working households

(Newser) - The Fight for $15 is planning a big day for Tax Day , and ahead of that comes a study that gives credence to its premise that minimum wage isn't enough to live on: A UC Berkeley study out today pegs the cost of low wages at $153 billion a... More »

Dozens Busted in 'Fight for $15' Fast-Food Protests

Demonstrators nationwide demand $15 an hour

(Newser) - Dozens of protesters have been arrested in at least two cities so far today during nationwide protests seeking $15 an hour for fast-food workers, reports the AP . At least three people in McDonald's work clothes in New York's Times Square and about two dozen demonstrators at a Detroit... More »

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