Presidential Candidates Join Workers in Iowa Fighting for $15/hr and Unions for All

This past weekend, FIVE major presidential candidates joined striking fast-food workers and supporters in Iowa to show their solidarity with the Fight for $15 and Unions for All.

Senator Kamala Harris, former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Senator Elizabeth Warren joined workers at events around Iowa’s signature steak fry event to discuss their comprehensive labor plans.

Senator Kamala Harris, a former McDonald’s employee, joined striking workers and called for a living wage and Unions for All.

Senator Elizabeth Warren discussed her plans to stop union busting and the importance of having a Secretary of Labor who stands with workers over big corporations.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg shared his comprehensive labor plan with workers and Fight for $15 organizers, committing to double union membership and begin multi-employer bargaining.

Senator Bernie Sanders said he would end right to work laws and include bargaining guarantees.

Former Secretary Julian Castro joined striking workers for breakfast and discussed the importance of a $15/hr wage and a union.

With the democratic presidential primary heating up this fall, one thing is clear: the candidates are hearing our message, standing with workers, and demanding racial and economic justice for ALL workers.

Watch and share the full recap video to help spread our message demanding #UnionsForAll.