Fast food workers and activists demonstrate outside the McDonald's corporate campus in Oak Brook, Illinois
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Global protest as fast food workers call for 'living wage'

23 May 2014 Last updated at 00:31 BST

US fast food workers have joined colleagues in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest at wages and working conditions.

McDonald's workers are demanding a "liveable" wage of $15 (£9) per hour in the US. Currently, McDonald's employees make $8 per hour.

Jim Reed reports for BBC Newsnight.