McDonald’s Workers Prep to Stage Largest Low-Wage Protest Ever

They say they won’t be pacified by the promised $1 pay raise.

McDonald’s execs are having a bad year. Not only is their brand rapidly falling out of the favor of young Americans, they’ve also got an increasingly angry, underpaid worker base on their hands. Despite its best efforts to pacify employees with a measly $1 pay raise, McDonald’s will find itself facing one of the largest protests for low-wage workers in company history, as organizers all over the U.S. mobilize workers in a Fight for $15 protest against “poverty wages” scheduled for May 21—the day of the company’s big shareholder meeting.

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