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Fast food on strike

<p>A man eats in a Burger King restaurant while demonstrators gather outside in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

A man eats in a Burger King restaurant while demonstrators gather outside in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A man eats in a Burger King restaurant while demonstrators gather outside in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A diner watches strikers marching outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

A diner watches strikers marching outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A diner watches strikers marching outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Ryan Parker, a Wendy's employee, demonstrates in front of a Burger King location during a strike aimed at fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Ryan Parker, a Wendy's employee, demonstrates in front of a Burger King location during a strike aimed at fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

Ryan Parker, a Wendy's employee, demonstrates in front of a Burger King location during a strike aimed at fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Workers and their supporters are reflected in a puddle as they protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters are reflected in a puddle as they protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters are reflected in a puddle as they protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Workers and their supporters arrive to protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters arrive to protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters arrive to protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Joelle Craft (C) holds a sign during a rally and strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, Washington August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Joelle Craft (C) holds a sign during a rally and strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, Washington August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

Joelle Craft (C) holds a sign during a rally and strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, Washington August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Striking McDonald's worker Bartolome Perez, 42, (L) protests outside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Striking McDonald's worker Bartolome Perez, 42, (L) protests outside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson more

Striking McDonald's worker Bartolome Perez, 42, (L) protests outside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Strikers march outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Strikers march outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Strikers march outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Joshua Simpson (L), a Burger King employee, and Darryl Johnson, a member of the Service Employees International Union, demonstrate outside a Burger King restaurant during a strike aimed at fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. "We're like a family fighting for what we deserve," said Simpson.   REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Joshua Simpson (L), a Burger King employee, and Darryl Johnson, a member of the Service Employees International Union, demonstrate outside a Burger King restaurant during a strike aimed at fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August...more

Joshua Simpson (L), a Burger King employee, and Darryl Johnson, a member of the Service Employees International Union, demonstrate outside a Burger King restaurant during a strike aimed at fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. "We're like a family fighting for what we deserve," said Simpson. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Strikers march outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Strikers march outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Strikers march outside a Wendy's restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Evanjalina Lopez, 32, protests outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Evanjalina Lopez, 32, protests outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Evanjalina Lopez, 32, protests outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Marcos Oleynick, 36, protests outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Marcos Oleynick, 36, protests outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Marcos Oleynick, 36, protests outside Burger King as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Stephen Baldwin holds his fist in the air outside a Subway restaurant during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Stephen Baldwin holds his fist in the air outside a Subway restaurant during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

Stephen Baldwin holds his fist in the air outside a Subway restaurant during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Demonstrators are pictured in front of Domino's Pizza during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Demonstrators are pictured in front of Domino's Pizza during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

Demonstrators are pictured in front of Domino's Pizza during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Patrons sit as their lunch is interrupted by demonstrators in Chipotle Mexican Grill during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Patrons sit as their lunch is interrupted by demonstrators in Chipotle Mexican Grill during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

Patrons sit as their lunch is interrupted by demonstrators in Chipotle Mexican Grill during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Demonstrators pass a cafe on their way to a McDonalds and Burger King restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Demonstrators pass a cafe on their way to a McDonalds and Burger King restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators pass a cafe on their way to a McDonalds and Burger King restaurant in Boston, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Celia Miguel, 57 protests outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Celia Miguel, 57 protests outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Celia Miguel, 57 protests outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Stephen Baldwin shouts inside Chipotle Mexican Grill during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Stephen Baldwin shouts inside Chipotle Mexican Grill during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

Stephen Baldwin shouts inside Chipotle Mexican Grill during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Jonathan Pacheco, 22, (R) holds a protest sign inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Jonathan Pacheco, 22, (R) holds a protest sign inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jonathan Pacheco, 22, (R) holds a protest sign inside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Norman Frazier (R) joins with fast-food workers to protest the minimum wage in New York, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

Norman Frazier (R) joins with fast-food workers to protest the minimum wage in New York, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Norman Frazier (R) joins with fast-food workers to protest the minimum wage in New York, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Demonstrators shout outside of a Wendy's restaurant during a strike aimed at the fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Demonstrators shout outside of a Wendy's restaurant during a strike aimed at the fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

Demonstrators shout outside of a Wendy's restaurant during a strike aimed at the fast food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Mira Furman (C) joins with fast food workers to protest the minimum wage in New York, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

Mira Furman (C) joins with fast food workers to protest the minimum wage in New York, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Mira Furman (C) joins with fast food workers to protest the minimum wage in New York, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Workers and their supporters protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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