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Minimum wage increase, paid family leave, Robert Townsend and more




Fast food workers and activists demonstrate outside the McDonald's corporate campus on May 21, 2014 in Oak Brook, Illinois. The demonstrators were calling on McDonald's to pay a minimum wage of $15-per-hour and offer better working conditions for their employees. Several protestors were arrested after they entered and ignored police orders to leave the McDonald's campus.  McDonald's is scheduled to hold its annual shareholder's meeting tomorrow at the campus.
Fast food workers and activists demonstrate outside the McDonald's corporate campus on May 21, 2014 in Oak Brook, Illinois. The demonstrators were calling on McDonald's to pay a minimum wage of $15-per-hour and offer better working conditions for their employees. Several protestors were arrested after they entered and ignored police orders to leave the McDonald's campus. McDonald's is scheduled to hold its annual shareholder's meeting tomorrow at the campus.
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Today, we start with a discussion about the increase in California's minimum wage to $9/hour. Then, California extends paid family leave benefits. Plus, Robert Townsend on his film "Hollywood Shuffle" and the roles black actors are offered today, President Obama plans to sidestep Congress on Immigration, Prescott community still healing from Yarnell Hill Fire tragedy and much more.