Protestors squared off with police at McDonald39s flagship on 42nd Street in New York

Protestors squared off with police at McDonald's flagship on 42nd Street in New York.

Latest quick-service strikes call for civil disobedience

GALLERY: Quick-service employees strike in New York

Dozens of workers were arrested Thursday for blocking traffic and other acts of civil disobedience during the latest in a series of staged strikes at quick-service restaurants around the country, according to various reports.

It was the seventh such event organized by grassroots groups funded by the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, since November 2012. The movement is pushing for an increase in the hourly minimum wage to at least $15, as well as the right for rest

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