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Fast-food fight: Living wage or invitation to robots? Twitter debates

Jobs and Workplace

The argument over a wage hike for fast-food workers -- and whom it might hurt -- is bouncing around the Internet as restaurant employees stage protests Thursday.

"I'm trying to survive," one worker told the L.A. Times.

But critics of the proposed wage hike predict dire consequences. Machines, they say, will take over fast food-jobs. Robots! cried one ad. On Twitter, a range of wage earners threw in their two cents -- from one man who says he makes $10 an hour to former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose salary in 2010 was $223,500.

See some highlights from the Twitter fight below.

PROTEST QUIZ: The numbers behind the friction


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