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VOICES: Why this fast-food worker is going on strike
May 15, 2014
- I'm 40 years old and work at a McDonald's in Alabama, making the bare minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. It's nearly impossible to support my family on that wage, which is why I'm joining the May 15 fast-food workers strike.