On May 8th, people across the country are uniting to take part in the John Lewis National Day of Action to support the Voting Rights Act and address one of the greatest obstacles to civil and voting rights – the filibuster.
On April 27, the Biden-Harris administration signed an executive order that will give raises to up to 390,000 workers by establishing a $15 minimum wage for all federal contractors.
It’s essential that all families can afford care for their loved ones. And it’s essential that care workers get the same things ALL workers deserve—union rights, respect on the job, and $15/hr!
Frontline workers have provided care for communities throughout the pandemic, all the while making poverty wages, struggling to get PPE, and often denied sick pay. It’s unfair and exhausting.
McDonald’s spends millions pushing the image that it’s “America’s Best First Job.” But for so many – from teenage girls to grown women – working in McDonald’s restaurants is a nightmare.
Our movement jammed the phone lines in Congress. We
kept up the pressure during Walkout Wednesday joining Rep. Pramila Jayapal and SEIU President Mary Kay Henry to call for a federal $15 minimum wage.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Chairman of the Senate Budget committee, held a hearing Thursday to make the case for why we need a national $15 minimum wage
Following the Senate Parliamentarian’s ruling that raising the minimum wage to $15 does not meet requirements for the reconciliation process, Houston McDonald’s worker and Fight For $15 and a Union leader Maribel Cornejo released the following statement.
This week Fight for $15 workers and allies are doing everything they can to win $15/hr for millions of people that need higher pay to help families get by in this country: hitting the streets, calling Congress, and encouraging family and friends to do the same.
Today, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry joined Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and workers to talk about the challenges we face as frontline workers, and what exactly raising the wage to $15/hr would mean to us.