Fast food workers in Las Vegas are expected to join their counterparts across the country in a push for $15-an-hour wages. Workers from restaurants including McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and KFC are set to protest this morning across from the Mirage. Organizers say the workers are seeking better pay and the right to form a union without retaliation. Protests among fast food workers have gained national attention since they started in New York City in late 2012. Restaurant industry groups say such pay hikes would hurt their ability to create jobs. Demonstrations have been organized by the Service Employees International Union.
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