Watch: Why Derrell Fights for $15


The Fight for $15 honors all veterans – including Derrell Odom, who received a Purple Heart serving our country in Iraq. Now, he struggles to provide for his son working for KFC. That’s why on November 10, he went ON STRIKE to #FightFor15.

Fight for $15 “forced the wage issue onto the agenda”

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Across the country, the new political push by the Fight for $15 is dominating headlines. Arguing that $15 and union rights have become winning political issues, The New York Times wrote, “It is also increasingly clear that Republicans reject those demands at their own electoral peril.” The Nation reported that, “The strikers forced the wage issue onto the… Read more →

November 10: Fight. Strike. Vote.


On November 10 we took over the streets in 500 cities across the country. Tens of thousands of us – fast-food, airport, child care, home care and so many more underpaid workers brought the #FightFor15 – and we brought it HARD. Check out all the best photos from around the country from yesterday’s strikes and… Read more →

Watch: “My kids are the reason why”


Chrisanna Capshaw is a mom – with a full-time job at Subway in North Carolina. She works hard to support her two kids, but at just $8 an hour, it’s simply not enough to get by. So Chrisanna is fighting back. Watch her powerful testimony for $15 and union rights now:

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 →