On May 15, fast-food workers across the country participated in a simultaneous strike, in what is believed to be the biggest strike of its kind. The protests also spread to other countries — from Ireland to India to El Salvador. Here are some photos of protests that were tweeted throughout the day.
Neha Tara Mehta is a multimedia journalist based in India, and a former digital research associate at BillMoyers.com. She is a dual degree graduate from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the School of International and Public Affairs. Previously, she worked at Al Jazeera English in New York City. She also worked as a print reporter in India for several years and has reported from Pakistan, Australia and Italy. Follow her on Twitter: @NehaTaraMehta.
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