More than 1,000 protesters are not "lovin’ it."

The union-backed protesters were at McDonald’s corporate campus near Chicago to demand higher wages ahead of a shareholders meeting tomorrow.

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Charles Payne was on “Your World” to discuss boosting wages. He said that 6,000 manufacturing jobs are vacant because of a skills gap, and another 2 million STEM jobs need to be filled.

Payne said the idea of rewarding a form of mediocrity is not just hurtful to corporate America but also to the individual.

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Hear more of what Payne had to say above, and tune in to Payne’s new Fox Business Network show “Making Money” on June 2 at 6p ET.