Fast Food Workers Vow Civil Disobedience
More than 1,300 workers gathered Saturday in Villa Park, Illinois. Some workers say they're prepared to engage in sit-down strikes and organize more workers in their campaign to win $15-an-hour wages and a union. Their actions so far have included one-day strikes and a protest outside this year's McDonald's Corp. shareholder meeting.
Industry officials say a $15 wage would hurt job creation, and that the solution is more education and job training.
Twenty-year-old Cindy Enriquez says the $8.25-an-hour wage she earns a McDonalds in Phoenix makes her dream of going to college impossible.
The workers' effort is supported by the Service Employees International Union.
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