Over 450 fast food workers jailed in protest of low wages

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Hundreds of fast workers united in protests across the country have been arrested as they demand a living wage and the right to form unions. While the average fast food company CEOs average a yearly salary of over ten million dollars, the industry claims it works on tiny profit margins and unable to pay workers any more than they already do.

Demos reports,

New analysis of the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio across industries shows that Accommodation and Food Services is the most unequal sector in the economy, and that this extreme pay disparity is primarily driven by one of the sector’s component industries: fast food.

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