$15 an hour to watch a timer and ask “You want fries wit dat?”
They can be replaced by robots.
They will, too.
For highly repetitive 24/7 jobs, the break even point for a robot is close to $20 per hour.
For robots, that price will come down, and they will get more productive each year.
For humans, their price will go up, and their productivity will slightly improve each year.
Good luck to those with limited blue collar skills.
The next ten years will be seriously painful, not just in America and Europe, but everywhere.