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Fast Food Workers Take Next Step, Create National Union

VILLA PARK, Ill.–Fast food workers nationwide, realizing their 1-day strikes did not convince employers to yield on giving them a living wage, are taking the next step: Creating a national union, uniting their local campaigns for living wages and the right to organize. The 1,300-1,500 delegates from fast food chains around the country set that goal in their meeting in late July in the Chicago suburb of Villa Park – near the Elmhurst corporate headquarters of the largest fast food chain, McDonald’s.

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