U.S. Senate contract employees along with hundreds of workers from the Capitol, Pentagon, Smithsonian Institution and others march to the Capitol to call on a living wage of at least $15 an hour, April 22, 2015. 
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Everything you need to know about the minimum wage in one quiz


Just one day after a major U.S. city hiked its minimum wage to $15 per hour, fast-food workers rallied outside of the McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting in Oak Brook, Illinois, Wednesday to advocate for higher wages. 

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“People like me, who work hard for multibillion-dollar corporations like McDonald’s, should not have to rely on food stamps to survive,” said Albina Ardon, a McDonald’s worker from Los Angeles and a member of the Fight for 15 campaign. Read more.

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The company’s announcement came one day after plans became public for the biggest-ever strikes by fast-food workers with walkouts in 200 cities.