Fast Food Workers

Fast food workers demand higher wages during a protest at a McDonalds on the Detroit/Southfield border. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan Workers Push For Higher Fast-Food Wages; Protesters Promise To Be Peaceful

Supporters of boosting the minimum wage in metro Detroit are making their collective voices heard Thursday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

Dozens of people were arrested during a minimum wage protest outside a Detroit McDonald's. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Dozens Arrested During Minimum Wage Protest At Detroit McDonald’s

Those arrested were among the crowd of about 100 protesters marching around the fast food restaurant on Mack Avenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2014

Workers rally outside a Detroit area McDonald's, calling for a higher minimum wage. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ) File

McDonald’s Workers In Detroit, Flint Rally For $15 Minimum Wage

It’s a campaign by unions to bring attention to the plight of low-wage workers and get the public behind the idea of a $15-an-hour wage

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2014

(Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Employees Sue Over Alleged Stolen Wages

Fast food giant McDonald’s has been slapped with several class action lawsuits on behalf of tens of thousands of workers in Michigan, California and New York.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

(credit: Aaron Gonzalez/WWJ)

Local Burger Joint Pays Employees $15 An Hour

“First of all, they’re not burger flippers — we don’t consider them that,” said the co-owner of Moo Cluck Moo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Fast Food Workers Demand ‘Super-Sized’ Wages

Groups are rallying across the state are asking for $15 an hour.

07/31/2013

Fast food workers gathered on Belle Isle following low wage protest for workers. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis) FILE

Fast Food Workers Walk Off Jobs In Detroit In Protest Of Low-Wages

Dozens of workers at fast food restaurants across metro Detroit walked off the job Friday in protest over low wages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2013

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