Friday was another day of fast-food protests in the United States.
Thousands of low-wage workers in over 100 American cities took the streets with strikes and rallies amid a push for higher salaries.
|Minimum wages in Canada|
Source: Government of Canada
The workers, organized by the Service Employees International Union, want the federal minimum wage to be increased to $15/hour from the current rate of $7.25.
With increasing income inequality around the world, residents of other countries are also debating their minimum wages and some governments are actually taking action.
Germany, for example, just introduced a minimum wage for the first time; starting in 2015, companies in the economic powerhouse of Europe will have pay their lowest earners more than the U.K. or Spain does.
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