Quickservice workers went on strike in Aug 2013 in New York City

Quick-service workers went on strike in Aug. 2013 in New York City.

QSR worker protests spread worldwide

Campaign to raise minimum wage affects restaurant chains in 150 cities, 33 nations

Some quick-service restaurants had to temporarily close or re-staff with managers Thursday as workers protested in as many as 150 U.S. cities and 33 nations, calling for minimum wages of $15 hour, according to various reports.  

The one-day protest continued a campaign launched by various organizations a year and a half ago and expanded it to international locations

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