Fast Food Workers

(Photo by Mark Abrams)

11 Arrested As Protesters Demanding Better Wages Block Center City Street

Fast food workers demanding a $15-per-hour minimum wage marched down Broad Street, blocking traffic and chanting, eventually converging on a McDonald’s at Broad and Arch.

09/04/2014

(Philadelphia-based fast-food workers demand a $15/hour wage, during a rally outside a McDonald's at Broad and Arch Streets.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Fast-Food Workers Join in One-Day Job Action

Here in Philadelphia, 19-year-old Justice Wallace led a chant outside a McDonald’s restaurant at Broad and Arch Streets, a block north of City Hall.

05/15/2014

(Taylor McLoon, a fast-food worker in New Zealand, in red shirt, tells a Philadelphia rally that the minimum wage in her home country is a respectable $14.25 per hour.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Workers Call For Higher Minimum Wage, Promise Ongoing Activism

Scores of fast-food and other low-wage workers rallied in center city Philadelphia to demand that Pennsylvania lawmakers raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. A strike is scheduled for May 15th.

05/08/2014

Philadelphia area fast food workers are throwing their fists up to join in the national battle for higher wages and the right to form a union. (photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia-Area Fast Food Workers Join in National Battle For Higher Wages, Right To Unionize

An enthusiastic group of fast food workers rallied outside of a North Philadelphia McDonald’s Tuesday to show support class actions filed against the company in Michigan, California and New York.

03/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.29.13

Chris reviews President Obama’s speech at the Lincoln Memorial and his comments on Syria, the decision of New Hope’s mayor not to perform same sex marriages, and cancer survival rates in Great Britain. He talks to Lisa DePaulo about her article in Philadelphia Magazine and Comedian Tom Segura.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/29/2013

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