Fast food workers and supporters protest low wages outside a Krispy Kreme store, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

May 15 (Bloomberg) — Fast food workers seeking higher pay planned protests today in more than 30 countries at chains such as McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s.

Workers were expected to strike in 150 U.S. cities including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles as well as Germany, Japan and the U.K. as part of a campaign seeking wages of $15 an hour and the right to unionize, according to a news release from BerlinRosen Public Affairs in New York City.

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