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Protesters Converge At McDonald's Shareholder Meeting

  • NPR, Thursday, May 21, 2015 8 AM

Steve Easterbrook has pledged to make McD's progressive, but the challenges were on display at the company's shareholder meeting in Oak Brook, Ill., in the form of a few thousand workers and other groups, marching with demands. The workers were protesting for $15 per hour minimum wage. Another group, the Toxic Taters Coalition, wants to raise awareness about the levels of pesticides used on potatoes that McDonald's buys. And there are more.

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