• Fox Business reports that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) says that "tens of thousands of workers throughout the U.S. will take part in 'Strike for Black Lives' on Monday and walk out of their workplaces for eight minutes and 46 seconds to remember George Floyd … The walkout will include workers from fast food, nursing home, rideshare and other sectors, according to SEIU. Labor groups including the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Domestic Workers Alliance are supporting the walkout."
"'Companies like McDonald's cannot on the one hand tweet that 'Black Lives Matter' and on the other pay us poverty wages and fail to provide sick days and adequate PPE,' Angely Rodriguez Lambert, a McDonald's employee in Oakland, Calif., said in a statement shared by SEIU."
"We're going on strike because McDonald's and other fast-food companies have failed to protect us in a pandemic that has ravaged Black and brown communities across the country," Lambert said.
• Newsweek reports that "a peaceful protest in Seattle turned violent when some demonstrators vandalized government buildings and ransacked businesses, including an Amazon Go store and a Starbucks." The story notes that "protests against police brutality and racism were touched off in Seattle by the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody on May 25, and have taken place almost every night since.