Following last week’s paltry pay increase announcement by McDonald’s we will continue to demand $15 an hour and the right to a union without retaliation. South Florida will join the nationwide rallys on April 15 with events planned in the following locations:
- Fort Lauderdale: 8:00 am – Rally at Fort Lauderdale airport outside of terminal 3, 2nd floor
- Miami: 5:30 pm – Rally starting at Greater Bethel AME Church - 245 NW 8th St, Miami, Florida 33136 in Overtown followed by a march into downtown Miami.
Miami—Miami Employees ranging from fast-food cooks to adjunct professors said Monday that they are planning to participate in the largest-ever mobilization of underpaid workers —a series of tax day strikes, marches and rallies that will crisscross the entire nation and reach countries from Brazil to Japan— calling for wages that boost the economy and the freedom to join together in unions without retaliation.
Pay announcement by $5 billion company yields $0 increase for more than 1.6 million workers
Slamming a pay announcement that will affect just 10 percent of the company’s U.S. workforce, McDonald’s workers in Miramar and nationwide protested Thursday to stress their demand for $15 an hour and the right to a union without retaliation. Fast food workers and community supporters came out this morning to the Miramar McDonald’s chanting “Where’s my raise?”