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The drive for McDonald's to raise minimum wage

Fast food movement plans next wave of protests on April 15, with over 60,000 people across 200 cities

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McDonald's, the movement's main target, has shown no signs of bowing to the demands to raise pay or invite in a union. It says that the series of one-day strikes has barely affected its restaurants, adding that hardly any workers walked out.

Atlanta

On a recent Friday, Kwanza Brooks, a US$7.25-an-hour McDonald's worker, climbed into a 14-person van to take a four-hour ride from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Atlanta.

As she and other workers headed south, Ms Brooks swapped stories with her companions about unsafe...

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