NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Fast food workers in 100 cities across the country, including New York, have walked off the job, demanding a pay raise.
As WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported, 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.”READ MORE: In Advance Of Omicron's Arrival, New York City Children Flock To Vaccine Pop-Up Sites, Report Few, If Any, Problems
“New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the country. We barely can survive on that,” McDonald’s food prep worker Louis Vasquez told Adams. “Five siblings that I live with, I have a single mother that I live with.”