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Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay
Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay

Dozens of fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan were arrested as they escalated a fight for better pay Thursday with strikes, rallies and acts of civil disobedience. Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat down in front of a McDonald’s in downtown Los Angeles. The sit-in capped a midday march through the urban core by hundreds of workers and their supporters. In San Diego, 11 marchers were arrested for blocking an intersection in the blue-collar neighborhood of City Heights. They were cited for unlawful assembly and released. Ralllies and sit-ins occurred outside McDonald's restaurants across the country, including Rockford,...

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