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US protest over living wage shuts down McDonald's HQ

Issue No. 2455

Fast food giant McDonald’s was forced to close part of its headquarters in Chicago on Wednesday of last week.

Low paid fast food workers staged a protest to demand a $15 an hour living wage. 

Some 2,000 took part in the demonstration.

It was the biggest protest that the firm has faced. 

As well as demanding a pay rise workers are also calling for the right to unionise.

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Tue 26 May 2015, 16:01 BST
Issue No. 2455
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