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Low-wage Workers Seek Moral, Livable Wages

Low-wage Workers Seek Moral, Livable Wages

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Throughout the United States, there is a growing movement of fast-food workers and retail employees demanding higher pay at their job. While fast-food corporations are making record profits at all-time highs, there are tremendous wealth disparities growing where some folks are unable to provide basic necessities such as shelter or food for themselves and their families.

Over the summer, fast-food workers held one-day strikes as part of a series of recent strikes across America in the past few months, walking off their jobs in peak hours to draw attention to the immediate need for living wages.

View the full story from the United Methodist Church's Global Ministries