(USA TODAY) Organizers are calling it the largest-ever mobilization of U.S. workers seeking higher pay.
That's yet to be determined. But what began on Tuesday with several low-wage worker protests and marches in Boston and Detroit started seriously expanding nationwide on Wednesday beginning shortly after 6 a.m. at a McDonald's in New York City, where hundreds of fast-food workers and sympathizers blocked traffic near the main artery to the Brooklyn Bridge. Protesters listened to speeches and unfurled a giant banner demanding $15 an hour.
Wednesday's activity is projected by organizers to evolve over the course of Tax Day into a 230-city protest and strike, not only by fast-food workers, but also by everything from adjunct professors to home care employees to child care workers to Walmart workers.
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