McDonald's protests planned Thursday despite pay-raise announcement

April 2, 2015 4:41 PM

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Labor organizers displeased with McDonald’s Corp.’s decision to raise wages only for workers at company-owned stores, leaving out employees at franchises, are organizing nationwide protests Thursday against the new policy.

Planners said that workers in dozens of cities including Los Angeles, New York, Detroit and Las Vegas will rally to criticize what some called a disingenuous strategy from the fast-food giant, which is based in Oak Brook, Ill.

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