Labor

Fast Food Workers Attempt Strike in New York City

Goes about as well as you might think

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As the Black Friday Walmart strike grabbed the media's attention over the last month, an army of full-time organizers were laboring quietly to launch another historic labor action.

A lead organizer claimed "hundreds" of fast food workers across New York City were walking off the job on Thursday, in what experts are calling the first multi-restaurant strike by fast food workers in the country.

"No more lies, Hold the fries," shouted a few dozen protesters outside a Burger King by Penn Station on Thursday, bundled up against a brisk New York November day — at least half of whom appeared to be organizers, as opposed to workers. "Supersize our wages," they chanted.

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  1. “A lead organizer claimed “hundreds” of fast food workers across New York City were walking off the job”

    You’ll forgive my skepticism. Did anyone have to wait for a burger?

  2. “… at least half of whom appeared to be organizers, as opposed to workers. “Supersize our wages,” they chanted.”

    An appropriate thing to chant for union lackeys while trying to get another industry to line their pockets.

  3. THESE STUPID POORS WANT A DECENT WAGE FROM BILLION-DOLLAR MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS, WHAT’S WRONG WITH THEM

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