Minimum Wage Workers Call For $15 An HourA series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Fast Food Workers Arrested At Minimum Wage Protest RallySeveral protesters were arrested Thursday morning on the South Side, after blocking 87th Street in front of a McDonald’s and a Burger King, as part of a nationwide effort to get fast food restaurants and other businesses to pay workers at least $15 an hour.
Chicago Fast Food Workers Part Of Global ProtestNearly 100 fast food workers braved the rainy and chilly conditions Thursday to make a point about their pay, and how they’re struggling to survive.
Minimum Wage Workers Picket For Better PaySeveral protests have been scheduled for Thursday in Chicago, as part of a nationwide demonstration in favor of a higher federal minimum wage.
Fast Food, Retail Workers Stage One-Day Strike For Higher WagesA couple hundred fast food and retail workers chanted “we can’t survive on $8.25” as they rallied outside and inside the Rock N Roll McDonald’s in the River North neighborhood.
Retail Workers Take Fight For $15 Wage To Whole FoodsAbout 15 employees of Whole Foods - and a few dozen supporters - demonstrated outside the Whole Foods store on Halsted Street in Lakeview on Wednesday, calling for better pay, and an end to what they believe is unfair policies.
Fast-Food Workers Protest Poor WagesFast-food and retail workers are taking to the streets in Chicago on Wednesday to protest poor wages.

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