Fast-food workers protest in New York, Chicago (15 images)

Low-wage workers at businesses like McDonald's and Macy's are fighting for a living wage of $15 an hour in pay, which is more than double the current national minimum wage of $7.25. UPI/John Angelillo
Updated: Aug. 29, 2013 at 10:27 PM
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Fast food workers in the Los Angeles area began their first strike today, part of a nationwide attempt to raise the federal.minimum wage to $15 per hour and form a union. Organizers claim fast food workers ``are forced to rely on public assistance just to make ends meet.'' UPI/Jim Ruymen
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