Miami Fast Food Workers Joining Global Wage Hike Protest

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    Jamie Guirola/NBC6.com
    Fast food workers protest in Miami on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

    Fast food workers in Miami are joining a national and world-wide walk out as they push for higher wages.

    Organizers say the protesters will gather outside a McDonalds at the corner of Northwest 17th Street and Northwest 9th Avenue.

    The workers are seeking to have their wages raised to $15 per hour, and want the right to form a union without retaliation.

    South Florida Fast Food Workers Protesting Over Pay Raises

    [MI] South Florida Fast Food Workers Protesting Over Pay Raises
    South Florida fast food workers are expected to take part in a protest Thursday over pay raises.

    Strikes are expected in 150 cities across the United States and another 33 countries across the globe.
     
    South Florida fast food workers took part in a protest over wages in December.