Atlanta fast food workers demand $15 minimum wage

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ATLANTA, Ga. - Fast food workers in Atlanta have joined a 150-city strike for higher pay.

The workers are calling for $15 minimum wage and the right to form a union without retaliation, organizers said.

Supporters are expected to strike at Atlanta's major fast-food restaurants, including McDonald's, Burger King, Long John Silver's and KFC. Clergy, elected officials, and community supporters will join fast-food workers on the strike lines.

Channel 2 Action News saw a crowd building at about 6 a.m. at Ponce de Leon in northeast Atlanta.

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