Federally contracted food workers strike over wages

by Elena Schneider

Food service workers demonstrated in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Photo: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The cafeteria lines in the Capitol Visitors Center and the National Zoo may have moved slower on Thursday after hundreds of federally contracted food service workers went on a one-day strike.

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