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

Local McDonald’s Forced To Close Amid Protest For Higher Wages

A local McDonald’s restaurant was forced to close after its employees walked out and hundreds gathered outside to protest for higher wages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

(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

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Detroit Retirees Protest Expected Pension Cuts

A few dozen city workers took part in a rally, Friday, in front of the Spirit of Detroit.

07/26/2013

Protesters inside the Coleman A. Young building in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Protest Over Snyder’s Policies Rally Hundreds In Detroit

AFSCME Local along with other union members were protesting hiring of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

Part of the Highland Park School District's Black History media collection. Protesters are angry that some of the collection was mistakenly thrown away. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Highland Park’s Black History Collection

Residents in Highland Park are still fuming over the dumping of thousands of black history and culture books.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Highland Park Citizens Protest Disposal Of Black History Books

Homemade signs read: “Snyder, 21 Century Hitler, Burning Books.”

07/08/2013

Man Faces Charges After Michigan Oil Line Protest

A protester is facing charges of trespassing and obstructing police after spending 10 hours inside an oil pipeline under construction in southern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images, File)

Man Climbs Inside Michigan Oil Pipeline In Protest

A protester has climbed into an oil pipeline at a construction site near Marshall, and emergency crews are working to get him out safely.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

(credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Parents Rally To Keep School For Disabled Kids

A group of parents and residents are protesting the closing of Oakman Elementary/Orthopedic School in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

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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