WATCH NOW: Workers and allies take the fight to Starbucks HQ

A protest sign reading "Grind Beans, Not Workers"

While Starbucks shareholders were counting their profits, hundreds of workers and allies rallied outside of Starbucks headquarters. Our message was simple – stop union busting and respect Starbucks workers. Watch and share now >>     Starbucks workers across the country have consistently faced the same issues: erratic scheduling, short staffing, low pay, and disrespect…. Read more →

Organizing works – Starbucks’ former CEO will answer to the Senate

Everyone should have their rights and voice respected in the workplace – plain and simple. Companies like Starbucks should not be allowed to deny their employees the right to unionize. Add your name in solidarity with Starbucks workers fighting for a union >> Starbucks brags about being a ‘leader in the industry’ for their employee… Read more →

Worker History is Our History

People at a march holding a banner that says "Unions for All".

Black workers – and specifically Black women workers – have always been central to America’s labor movement. On the heels of Black History Month and in the spirit of Women’s History Month, we’re honoring leaders like Addie Wyatt who fought the racist and sexist status quo to become a labor and civil rights leader. During… Read more →

We’re continuing MLK Jr.s legacy of fighting back

Mama Cookie from the Union of Southern Workers says: "The problems that we face aren't isolated to one employer so we can't just focus on one employer. We need a union that reflects this reality."

The history of the South is one of resistance, of fights for freedom, and of revolutionary workers. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was in Memphis to support striking sanitation workers that awful day he was killed. We’re carrying on that tradition. We’ve been organizing as part of Raise Up and the Fight for $15… Read more →

2022 was all about UNIONS

Woman holding a Fight for $15 sign. Next to her it says: "We have power together"

2022, we organized. We went on strike, and we took the fight to huge corporations. And because we fought together, we won big: More than 250 Starbucks stores voted to unionize in the biggest union wave in recent history. Workers around the country took the fight to the ballot box, winning $15 in Nebraska and… Read more →

10 years strong and $150B in raises for workers

workers holding signs that say united, justice, and end poverty

Our fight started ten years ago with a demand for a decent wage, but from the beginning, it was about more than just the size of our paychecks. It’s about living full lives with our families free from impossible choices like paying for rent or food. It’s about hardworking people with full-time incomes not living… Read more →

We won a seat at the table! AB257 is now law in California.

We made history! AB257 is now the law of the land in California. After hundreds of strikes and marches across the state, we’re now one step closer to having a voice on the job, better pay, and workplace protections. For too long, corporations and CEOs have had all the power. They chose what they’d pay… Read more →

Statements in Response to the Proposed Referendum to Overturn AB257

Workers protesting for the passage of AB257 on the Sacramento Capitol steps

See below for statements in response to the proposed referendum to overturn AB 257, a California law to protect and empower the state’s more than half a million fast-food workers.  Sandro Flores, Los Angeles Carl’s Jr. worker and leader in the Fight for $15 and a Union “We took on the most powerful corporations in… Read more →