Fast food workers stage a sit-in on Mechanicsville Turnpike in front of the McDonald’s. Their purpose: To highlight their demand for a hike in the $7.25 minimum wage. Fellow activists on the sidewalk hold up signs of support.
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Community service, but no jail time for protesting low wages.
They were among 10 people who staged an impromptu sit-in in the 2300 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike in front of a McDonald’s restaurant — blocking traffic on the major artery last Thursday.