BREAKING: Victory in Illinois

We just won $15 in Illinois. It’s the fifth state to win $15 and the first midwestern state ever. They once laughed at us for fighting for $15. Now more than 1 in 5 workers is covered by a $15 minimum wage, and 22 million workers have won $68 billion in raises since our movement… Read more →

VICTORY: New Jersey wins $15

On Monday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a $15 minimum wage into law statewide. Now over 1,000,000 New Jersey workers will join workers in California, New York, Massachusetts, and Washington D.C. on their way to making enough to feed their families and pay their bills — with workers in other states sure to follow. This… Read more →

McDonald’s workers STRIKE in Florida!

Florida Workers On Stike

Dozens of McDonald’s employees went on strike Tuesday morning to protest unsafe working conditions after a young employee was violently assaulted by a customer. Workers gathered at the St. Petersburg, FL McDonald’s where Yasmine James was attacked on New Years Eve in an altercation which has since gone viral. Their message was loud and clear… Read more →

We keep fighting. We keep winning.

2018 was a HUGE year for the Fight for $15. We marched, we protested, we went on strike, we called our reps – and we never stopped fighting.   Because of that, we’re ending the year with three HUGE victories: In North Carolina, UNC health care announced that all of its employees will make at… Read more →

We organized. We voted. We won. We’re not done yet.

WE DID IT. Last night, our movement – you, me, and the Fight for $15 – won major victories all across the country. In cities like Milwaukee, WI and Detroit, MI, we proved the Fight for $15 and A Union is stronger than ever – and we’re just getting started. Make sure everyone knows workers… Read more →

RIGHT NOW: Strike in Milwaukee

Yesterday, fast-food workers in Detroit walked off the job. Today, fast-food workers are striking in Milwaukee. And while workers are out in the street, McDonalds is actively trying to limit worker rights even more than they already do. For years, we’ve been demanding that McDonald’s stop sexual harassment in its stores, stop illegally harassing and… Read more →

BREAKING: Fast-food walkout in Detroit

Fight for $15 workers are on strike in Detroit right now. Politicians like candidate for governor Gretchen Whitmer, mayor of Flint Karen Weaver, and congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib, are standing alongside workers striking, and even risking arrest, for fair wages and union rights. This is a start of a wave – workers are rising up to… Read more →

Wins at Amazon. Wins at airports. WE WON’T STOP.

IT’S WORKING.  Amazon announced today that they are moving all employees to $15/hr — just days after 40,000 New York City airport workers won a $19/hr wage! This is thanks to the passion and advocacy of the Fight for $15 workers who’ve been speaking out, walking off the job, and marching for years. But this… Read more →

Connecticut Senator Meets With Workers to say America Needs Unions

This weekend, passionate workers and union members spoke with US Senator Chris Murphy about living wages, the right to organize, and the need for more Americans to be in unions at the final America Needs Unions Town Hall in Connecticut. Angel Candeario, the MC, kicked things off by reminding us all of the lasting impact… Read more →

Workers just WON in Missouri

Workers in Missouri organized, voted, and WON BIG. On the ballot was Prop A, a so-called “right to work” bill that would’ve limited workers rights to stand together, form a union, and earn better wages. But working people in Missouri refused to back down and voted to defeat Prop A by a 2-1 landslide. We’re… Read more →