McDonald’s workers and activists stage second day of protests
by The Daily Lede
- McDonald’s offers “real careers” and “competitive wages”, CEO Don Thompson told shareholders on Thursday, as hundreds of protesters chanted for better pay outside the fast-food giant’s annual meeting.
- Thompson told shareholders: “We believe we pay fair and competitive wages.”
- Thompson said the company offered opportunities to young people, and the training for them to build careers.
- Protesters call on the company to raise its wages to a minimum of $15 an hour