Press Room

Press Clips:

The Rapid Success of Fight for $15: ‘This Is a Trend That Cannot Be Stopped’
Guardian
Steven Greenhouse
July 24, 2015

Hillary Clinton to Back $15 Fast-Food Minimum Wage in New York
New York Times
Maggie Haberman
July 24, 2015

UC system to boost minimum wage to $15 by 2017
San Francisco Chronicle
John Wildermuth
July 23, 2015

Push to Lift Minimum Wage Is Now Serious Business
New York Times
Patrick McGeehan
July 23, 2015

In nation’s capital, $15-hour minimum wage is headed toward 2016 ballot
Washington Post
Aaron C. Davis
July 22, 2015

L.A. County supervisors agree to boost minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020
Los Angeles Times
Abby Sewell, Jean Merl and Katie Shepherd
July 21, 2015

Winning $15 an hour means everything to me
CNBC
Alvin Major, KFC employee in Brooklyn
July 23, 2015

New York Panel Recommends $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers
New York Times
Patrick McGeehan
July 22, 2015

In Labor Victory, Fast Food Workers in New York Will Get a $15 Minimum Wage
Washington Post
Lydia DePillis
July 22, 2015

Higher minimum-wage proposal gain ground on both coasts
Associated Press
David Klepper and Lisa Leff
July 22, 2015

NY board backs $15 minimum wage hike for fast-food workers
Associated Press
David Klepper and Deepti Hajela
July 22, 2015

New York State Fast Food Workers Will Be Paid $15 an Hour by 2021
The Guardian
Jana Kasperkevic
July 22, 2015

Kansas City Council Votes for Minimum Wage Increase to $13 Per Hour by 2020
Kansas City Star
Lynn Horsely
July 16, 2015

The Good Jobs Strategy
New York Times
Joe Nocera
July 7, 2015

Why a Meaningful Boost for Those at the Bottom Requires Help from the Top
New York Times
Noam Scheiber
July 6, 2015

Farm Labor Groups Make Progress on Wages and Working Conditions
New York Times
Steven Greenhouse
July 3, 2015

Fast-Food Restaurant Should Raise Minimum Wage, New York Panel Says
New York Times
Patrick McGeehan
June 29, 2015

New York State Fast Food Wage Board Meets Amid Calls to Raise Hourly Pay to $15
International Business Times
Cole Stangler
June 29, 2015

Fast-food workers just won a huge and unexpected victory in New York
Vox
5/7/2015

Cuomo Seeks Higher Fast-Food Worker Wages, Bypassing Lawmakers
Bloomberg Business
5/7/2015

NY Governor moves to hike fast-food worker wages
CNN
5/7/2015

New York governor proposes Wage Board to raise minimum wage
Reuters
5/6/2015

Cuomo Moves to Raise Wages for New York Fast-Food Workers
The New York Times
5/6/2015

Andrew M. Cuomo: Fast-Food Workers Deserve a Raise
The New York Times
5/6/2015

Andrew M. Cuomo: Fast-Food Workers Deserve a Raise
The New York Times
5/6/2015

In Test for Unions and Politicians, a Nationwide Protest on Pay
The New York Times
4/15/2015

Fight for $15 swells into largest protest by low-wage workers in US history
The Guardian
4/15/2015

Fast-food strikes widen into social-justice movement
USA Today
4/15/2015

Fast-Food Workers Rally in 236 Cities Seeking Higher Pay
Bloomberg Business
4/15/2015

Low-wage workers’ massive show of strength
MSNBC
4/15/2015

Fast-food workers: Why more strikes over $15 minimum wage
AP
4/15/2015

Here’s What the Fight for $15 Strikers Have in Common With You
The Huffington Post
4/15/2015

Why the home care wage fight matters
CNN
4/15/2015

Campaign to begin for a $15 minimum wage in D.C.
The Washington Post
4/15/2015

Pay Fight: Workers Take to the Streets to Demand $15 Minimum Wage
NBC Nightly News
4/15/2015

Americans are spending $153 billion a year to subsidize McDonald’s and Wal-Mart’s low wage workers
The Washington Post
4/15/2015

How Tasharro Harris, a Child-Care Worker Who Can’t Afford Her Own Child Care, Does It
The New York Times
4/15/2015

“It’s killing me to ask my mom for help”: The heartbreaking cost of a life at McDonald’s
Salon
4/15/2015

Low-wage workers annually cost taxpayers $153 billion in public assistance, a new report says
The Kansas City Star
4/15/2015

What It’s Really Like To Support Yourself On McDonald’s Pay
Refinery29
4/15/2015

Minimum-wage workers take to streets to ‘Fight for 15′
The Los Angeles Times
4/15/2015

‘Fight for $15′ movement takes to the streets on Tax Day, calling for better pay
The Kansas City Star
4/15/2015

Workers to rally for $15 an hour — and even $15K
Contra Costa Times
4/15/2015

San Jose and Oakland fast-food workers join protest for $15-an-hour wages
Contra Costa Times
4/15/2015

Students, adjunct professors rally for higher wages, snarl traffic
The Chicago Tribune
4/15/2015

Low Wage Workers Are Storming the Barricades
Time
4/15/2015

The push for higher wages is starting to look like a real movement
The Washington Post
4/15/2015

Wage Effort Poses Test for Clinton Campaign
The New York Times
4/13/2015

Get a Job? Most Welfare Recipients Already Have One
The Wall Street Journal
4/13/2015

Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway
The New York Times
4/12/2015

‘Put some mustard on it': the burned-at-McDonald’s video
MarketWatch
3/17/15

Why home care workers struggle with low wages
PBS Newshour
3/16/15

McDonald’s workers get burned, citing kitchen scaldings in OSHA filing
Bloomberg Business
3/16/15

To fix inequality, Democrats are pushing unions
The Washington Post
3/13/15

Big fast food seeks injunction against Seattle’s $15 minimum wage
Al Jazeera America
3/10/15

Fast food workers rally on International Women’s Day
New York Metro News
3/8/15

Papa John’s franchise ordered to pay $2 million to N.Y. pizza deliverers
Fortune
3/5/15

Millennials aren’t lovin’ McDonald’s
Al Jazeera
3/4/15

Being a poor corporate citizen is hurting McDonald’s
The Washington Post
3/2/15

McDonald’s accused of dodging $1.13 billion in European taxes
MarketWatch
2/25/15

Brazil unions sue McDonald’s, try to block new stores
The Chicago Sun-Times
2/24/15

Home care workers rally for higher wages
USA Today
2/23/15

The Real Reasons for Walmart’s Wage Hike
The New Yorker
2/20/15

After Walmart, will fast-food wages rise also?
CBS MoneyWatch
2/20/15

McDonald’s Social Media Team Will Answer Literally Any Question Except One
Fast Company
2/19/15

The Very Real Scourge of Wage Theft
The Daily Beast
2/15/15

Will this be the year the minimum wage war is won?
The Guardian
2/13/15 

A Fair Day’s Wage
The New Yorker
2/9/2015 

Not Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Profit Plunges 21%
Forbes
1/23/2015

McDonald’s workers sue over racial discrimination
USA Today
1/22/2015

Fast food industry can pay $15-an-hour minimum wage without loss of profit: UMass study
MassLive
1/20/2015

The State of the Union and the Minimum Wage
The New York Times
1/20/2015

With positive economic news, where is the lift in wages?
MSNBC
1/20/15

Fast food workers’ $15 demand: How aiming high launched a social movement
Fortune
12/4/14

It’s not just fast food: The Fight for $15 is for everyone now
The Washington Post
12/4/14

Strong Voice in ‘Fight for 15′ Fast-Food Wage Campaign
The New York Times
12/4/14

Fight For A $15 Minimum Wage Spreads To New Industries, 190 Cities
Forbes
12/4/14

Convenience Store Employees Join Fast Food Workers in New Strikes
Time
12/4/14

For those juggling multiple jobs, the workweek never ends
The Boston Globe
12/5/14

McDonald’s Worker on Strike: ‘Every Day Is A Struggle … My Son Needs Clothes’
Business Insider
12/4/14

Fast Food Protesters Take To The Streets On 2-Year Anniversary Of Campaign
Huffington Post
12/4/14

America’s Working Poor Face ‘Pervasive’ Wage Theft: Report
NBC News
12/4/14

As workers strike again, the ‘Fight for $15′ expands its political horizons
Christian Science Monitor
12/4/14

 

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