Civil Liberties Defense Center http://klcc.org en Protesters Demand Living Wage for Fast Food Workers http://klcc.org/post/protesters-demand-living-wage-fast-food-workers <p>The Global Strike for Fast Food Workers is happening across the country and around the world today (Thursday). The protest is a call for higher pay and worker rights for the estimated four million employees in the fast food industry. One of the events is in Eugene.</p><p>It’s lunchtime business as usual at the McDonald’s on Broadway in Eugene….</p><p>But outside on the sidewalk, a handful of activists are protesting&nbsp; the corporate fast food giant. They want to see a “living wage” for its employees.</p><p>Lauren Regan is director of the Civil Liberties Defense Center.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 23:20:19 +0000 Tiffany Eckert 13741 at http://klcc.org Protesters Demand Living Wage for Fast Food Workers Free Speech Protest Rights Championed In Two Eugene Lawsuits http://klcc.org/post/free-speech-protest-rights-championed-two-eugene-lawsuits <p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:34:47 +0000 Rachael McDonald 12229 at http://klcc.org Free Speech Protest Rights Championed In Two Eugene Lawsuits