Minimum wage protest

A minimum wage protest outside a McDonald's restaurant in November 2015, in Miami.

Labor activists stage mass protests at restaurants nationwide

Effort comes amid a continued debate over the push for higher wages

Labor activists and union organizers staged protests in more than 300 cities across the country beginning in the early morning hours on Thursday in a growing fight to increase wages to $15 an hour.

“Fight for $15” organizers, led by the Service Employees International Union, organized what has become an annual push to raise wages and unionize restaurant workers. 

The group has concentrated mainly on McDonald’s restaurants in cities across the country. But protesters al

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