Fast-food workers protest for $15-an-hour wage

Fast-food workers and supporters staged a demonstration for higher wages in Sacramento on Thursday.

The action was part of a nationwide protest for a $15-an-hour living wage.

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According to News10 reporter Jeff Maher, approximately 300 people with signs showed up in the area of Broadway and 24th Street, near a McDonald's and Taco Bell. Some workers staged a sit-down on Broadway, impacting traffic. They were warned by Sacramento police officers to move. Maher said it appeared seven protesters who refused to leave the intersection were arrested.

This wasn't the first time fast-food employees have rallied for better wages this year.


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