Fast food workers, activists demanding higher wages arrested in US
September 5 , 2014
Hundreds of people were arrested across the United States as protesting workers of fast food chains and activists took to the streets to demand higher wages and better health benefits for workers at firms such as Burger King, McDonald’s and KFC.
Protests were held in over 100 cities including Detroit, New York, Las Vegas and Chicago. Activists and union members are demanding a minimum wage of not less than $15.
More than 400 arrests were reported nationwide, activists said.