Fast food workers organizing to demand higher minimum wage rates. Here, a protest staged by Action Now, an Illinois-based group. Photo from

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Crisis experts have speculated on the true impact that recent strikes among the fast food industry may have had on the industry.  The strikes, which have been reported to have occurred in some 50 cities across the US, were called to advocate for an increase in the minimum wage to $15 per hour.  One expert has suggested that the strikes have had little impact on QSR bottom lines.