Pope Francis Speaks Out on Income Inequality


As Pope Francis began his first US visit Wednesday, he was greeted by child care, home care, and fast-food workers who are part of the Fight for $15. Adriana Alvarez, McDonald’s worker and Fight for $15 leader, noted the similarities between the Fight for $15 and the Pope’s teachings: “The Fight for $15 is about… Read more →

Huge Day of Action for $15 in 50 Cities across USA

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As we celebrated the big $15/hr win for fast-food workers in New York on September 10, the Fight for $15 swept the nation. Workers in nearly 50 cities around the country organized actions calling on their elected representatives to boost pay in their cities and states. From Miami to Madison, workers came together to demand… Read more →

The biggest Fight for $15 win – EVER


Just moments ago, the Fight For $15 scored our biggest win EVER. New York State officially approved a $15 wage for every fast-food worker across the state. Three years ago, this movement began on the streets of New York – when a scrappy group of fast-food workers went on strike and called for $15 and… Read more →

Democratic Party Adopts $15 National Minimum Wage to Party Platform


It’s official: the Democratic Party has adopted a call to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour as part of their party platform heading into the 2016 election season. Terrence Wise, a Kansas City, Mo. McDonald’s and Burger King worker and member of the National Organizing Committee of the Fight for $15, had this to say… Read more →

Breaking: National Labor Relations Board Makes Landmark Ruling

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The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that companies employing workers through staffing agencies, subcontractors, or franchisees can be held responsible for the conditions those workers face on the job, the New York Times reported Thursday. Kendall Fells, organizing director of the Fight for $15, reacted to the ruling: “McDonald’s is the boss – that’s true by any standard…. Read more →

US Labor Secretary Tom Perez Stands With The Fight For $15


Labor Secretary Tom Perez traveled to Detroit on Tuesday to show his solidarity with the Fight for $15. “I’m proud to stand with the Fight for $15 movement,” Perez said. “And it really is a movement. It’s for shared prosperity.” Perez met with Detroit workers from various fast-food chains as well as officials from the… Read more →