Fast Food Workers

Demonstrators outside a McDonald's restaurant near Times Square as part of a nationwide protest of fast food workers December 5, 2013. (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Board Clears Way For OK Of $15 Fast-Food Worker Wage

New York’s Wage Board has finalized its recommendation endorsing a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers in chain restaurants.

07/27/2015

Crowds cheer as New York board approves $15 minimum wage for fast food workers. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY Board Backs $15 Minimum Wage Hike For Fast-Food Workers

Fast-food workers in New York state may soon be making $15 an hour.

07/22/2015

FILE -- Fast food workers and others protest in favor of a $15 minimum wage in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Report: New York On Verge Of Approving $15 Minimum Wage For Fast Food Industry

A wage board empaneled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to recommend raising the minimum wage for the fast food industry Wednesday.

07/20/2015

In advance of hearing on minimum wage, hundreds rally at NYU on June 15, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

N.Y. State Board: Minimum Wage For Fast-Food Workers Should Go Up

The three members of a New York state board considering minimum wage increases for fast-food workers said the wage should rise, though they haven’t immediately determined how high and when.

06/29/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo To Bypass Legislature In Bid To Raise Minimum Wage

Cuomo says he will direct the state labor commissioner to examine the minimum wage in the fast-food industry.

05/07/2015

A McDonalds restaurant is seen on September 9, 2010 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Survey Of Fast Food Workers: Some Bosses Told Employees To Use Condiments As Medical Supplies

Just rub some ketchup on that third-degree burn, maybe some butter– that’s what McDonald’s workers say their supervisors tell them when they’re scalded on the job.

03/17/2015

Security guards the doors of a Chelsea McDonald's amid a fast food workers protest, May 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Fast Food Workers Plan Global Protests To Demand Higher Wages

Protests are planned for May 15 in 150 cities, including Seoul, Rome, Buenos Aires and New York. Workers are seeking a $15 minimum wage and the right to unionize.

05/07/2014

Fast-food workers strike on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Aug. 29, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Fast Food Workers Nationwide Strike, Asking For Higher Wages

A few hundred workers dropped their spatulas and picked up picket signs outside the McDonald’s on Broadway and 51st Street, chanting “We can’t survive on $7.25.”

12/05/2013

Fast food workers rally outside a McDonald's in Manhattan (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Fast Food Workers Stage Walkouts To Demand Higher Wages

Protesters gathered outside the McDonald’s at 51st Street and Broadway in Manhattan on Monday, chanting “Hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super size” and “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Poverty wages got to go.”

07/29/2013

Protesters demonstrate outside a Wendy's in New York City to demand higher pay.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fast Food Workers To Hold One-Day Strike To Protest Low Wages

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.

07/28/2013