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Protesting fast-food workers: 'We can't survive on 7.25' (with video)

12:37 AM, Aug. 30, 2013
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Justin Seis, of Schofield, has not seen a raise to his $7.25 minimum-wage salary since he started working at RadioShack two years ago, and had to get a second job to help pay for his college tuition, he said.

That's what prompted the 24-year-old, along with about 50 other Wausau workers, mostly from Hardee's, Wendy's and McDonald's restaurants, to participate Thursday in a one-day strike as part of a national labor movement for higher wages.

The strikers, primarily fast-food workers, are demanding that the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour and that they be allowed to unionize without ...

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