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Fast-food workers call for nationwide walkout Aug. 29
Washington Post ^ | 08/20/2013 | By Michael A. Fletcher

Posted on 08/20/2013 12:30:08 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Edited on 08/20/2013 12:35:42 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Emboldened by an outpouring of support on social media, low-wage fast-food and retail workers from eight cities who have staged walkouts this year are calling for a national day of strikes Aug. 29.

The workers who are backed by local community groups and national unions and have held one-day walkouts in cities such as New York, St. Louis and Detroit say they have received pledges of support from workers in dozens of cities across the country.


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: fastfood; minimumwage; walkout; wantfrieswithit
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1 posted on 08/20/2013 12:30:08 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

derp, i can’t get a job and these losers want to complain? f u.


2 posted on 08/20/2013 12:31:07 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: FreedomStar3028

Oh God Help Me!!

how can I live one day without a chulupa and the packet of hot sauce they forgot to put in the bag!!


3 posted on 08/20/2013 12:32:31 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Not to worry. The politicians have assured us that these low wage jobs aren’t jobs that Americans want.


4 posted on 08/20/2013 12:32:55 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Takeout Walkout PING!


5 posted on 08/20/2013 12:32:59 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind

Again?

Didn’t work last time.


6 posted on 08/20/2013 12:33:16 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe they should learn to make change first before they ask for a raise.......


7 posted on 08/20/2013 12:34:03 PM PDT by massmike (At the heart of every Paul-bot argument is the fear that someone will keep them from their weed!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Guess I’ll BROWN BAG it... *snicker


8 posted on 08/20/2013 12:34:18 PM PDT by CygnusXI (Im back!)
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To: SeekAndFind
These kids are just giving new technology a boost...
Robots Could Take Over Fast Food Jobs (China, for now)

9 posted on 08/20/2013 12:34:40 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: SeekAndFind
Too bad they're not staging this *walkout* to protest their hours being cut because of 0bamaCare!!
10 posted on 08/20/2013 12:35:08 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Lookout for Drivethru Walkout!


11 posted on 08/20/2013 12:35:35 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SeekAndFind

We are witnessing the death of fast food.

A value meal already costs 8.00. I can get a 1/2lb of pulled pork and a 1/2lb of burnt ends from Arthur Bryant’s for 10.00.


12 posted on 08/20/2013 12:36:21 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: SeekAndFind

They’re not union. Any self respecting fast food joint owner or manager should simply put out the help wanted sign and replace anyone who walks out. They might get a better class of employee in return.


13 posted on 08/20/2013 12:36:32 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (So Obama "inherited" a mess? Firemen "inherit" messes too. Ever see one put gasoline on it?)
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To: FreedomStar3028
I'll bring my lunch that day. Obamacare and 50% raises are going to put these people out of work and they don't even realize it.
14 posted on 08/20/2013 12:36:49 PM PDT by dhs12345
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15 posted on 08/20/2013 12:37:40 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Otherwise known as “National Eat Healthy Day”.


16 posted on 08/20/2013 12:37:43 PM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: SeekAndFind

OMG! A full day without barfing at McD’s?!

How soon can they quit working?


17 posted on 08/20/2013 12:38:12 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well I guess if the help won’t be working but striking instead people will just have to refrain from spending money.


18 posted on 08/20/2013 12:38:28 PM PDT by funfan
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how can I live one day without a chulupa and the packet of hot sauce they forgot to put in the bag!!

No telling what these disgruntled *overworked/underpaid victims* will be adding to your next order ;^]

19 posted on 08/20/2013 12:38:46 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: demshateGod

And I can cook it for myself for 2.00.


20 posted on 08/20/2013 12:39:02 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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