Many fast food workers in Michigan make $7.40 an hour or just above it, Williams said.
That’s the amount Claudette Wilson told The Detroit News she earns while taking part in the walkout at a Burger King near Detroit’s northern city limits.
“(It’s) the same as when I started working in the fast food industry three years ago,” said Wilson, 20. “We’re the fastest-growing job market in the country with the lowest pay.”
Shavontae Jackson said she has trouble making ends meet. The 22-year-old Southfield resident works at a McDonald’s.
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