They ran out of handcuffs

We stood up for what we believe in – and they arrested us for it. On September 4, 2014, over 500 striking workers were arrested in cities across the country. So many workers struck in Detroit that the cops had to stop arresting people – they ran out of handcuffs. One of these arrested workers… Read more →

Shutting down McDonald’s HQ

Only a week after the historic #FastFoodGlobal day of action and the day before McDonald’s shareholder meeting, we took our demand — $15 and a union — right to their corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois. More than 1,000 workers and our supporters marched. 101 of us McDonald’s workers got arrested during the peaceful protest…. Read more →

#FastFoodGlobal

On May 15, 2014, the world stood up for fair pay for fast food workers. Strikes, rallies, and protests took place in more than 230 cities in 33 countries and 6 continents (sorry we missed you, Antarctica!).

McDonald’s tells their employees to go on food stamps

In October 2013, a worker saw a flyer for a “McResources” help line so she called it. Once again, McDonald’s wanted to “help” their workers. Their help? Telling us to go on food stamps and other public assistance programs that cost taxpayers nearly $7 billion dollars a year!