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Fast food workers hold one-day strike to protest low wages

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fast food workers in New York and six other cities across the country were set to go on strike Monday, on the grounds that their wages are just too low to live on.

Workers will walk out for a one-day strike at several major and well-known fast food purveyors, including McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC and Wendy’s, according to a Washington Post report.

The walkouts will be held in New York, as well as Chicago; Detroit; Milwaukee; St. Louis; Kansas City; and Flint, Mich., the newspaper reported.

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