FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SEATTLE FAST FOOD WORKERS VOTE TO STRIKE
Thursday action part of global day of protest against low wages
SEATTLE – Fast food workers in Seattle today announced their plans to join a global fast-food strike planned for Thursday, May 15.
The workers voted Tuesday to take the strike action, part of a continuing movement to pressure giant corporations to raise wages and lift workers out of poverty.
Seattle fast-food workers previously have gone on strike on May 30 and Aug. 29, 2013.
Workers plan to rally at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at Westlake Park in Seattle. Strike locations and further details to be announced later.