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Fast Food Workers Strike for Higher Wages, Right to Form Union

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Some Nashville fast-food workers are walking off the job today.

Workers in the industry will will strike today for the second time in one year. They are fighting for $15/hour salary and the right to form a union without retaliation.

Workers at the McDonalds at 1201 Broadway and at 2701 West End Avenue are expected to walk out at 8 a.m. for their cause. There are said to be 13,000 fast-food workers in Nashville. The median wage is $8.54.
Rallying is expected to take place in 100 cities.