Wisconsin Workers Hold Their Own State of the State Address

Wisconsin Fight for $15 workers at the state Capitol

Fed up with Gov. Scott Walker’s attacks on working people and their unions, local fast-food and hospital workers in the Fight for $15 will took to the Wisconsin statehouse Wednesday, Jan. 25, to protest the governor’s State of the State address, stressing their commitment to defeating Walker and electing a pro-worker governor in the November… Read more →

Michigan Workers Take Over Governor Snyder’s Office

Michigan Workers

Michigan janitors and health care workers, along with fast food workers in the Fight for $15, delivered a “Workers’ State of the State” press conference and rally in Governor Snyder’s office in Detroit on Tuesday, January 23.     Workers are sticking together and fighting back to let their fellow citizens know the true state… Read more →

Dear 2018: We’re ready

What a year. We’ve faced direct and relentless attacks against working people all year long. And we’ve fought back just as hard. As we gear up for next year, here are 9 moments that truly mattered for our #FightFor15 in 2017: In February, When Donald Trump nominated one of the WORST fast-food CEOs to lead… Read more →

How long does it take to afford Thanksgiving on minimum wage?

It Takes how Long?

Millions of Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving this week, but for many the costs of the holiday feasting and travel is a difficult burden to bear. According to a recent poll taken by lendedu, the average cost of Thanksgiving for the American consumer in 2017 will be $165.14. The U.S. federal minimum wage has been stuck… Read more →

FIGHT BACK AGAINST ANTI-WORKER H.R. 3441

H.R. 3441, the improperly-named Save Local Business Act, would revise decades of labor law to prevent workers from holding more than one employer jointly accountable for wage theft, child labor, equal pay violations, or unfair labor practices even when both employers control working conditions and/or commit violations. Take Action UPDATE The bill passed the House… Read more →

BIG WIN: $15 an hour at Target!

This is huge – Target just announced that they are raising wages for all 323,000 of their employees to a minimum of $15 an hour by 2020. It’s a major victory for the #FightFor15. Celebrate with us by sharing this image on Facebook right now. Five years ago, when 200 New York City fast-food workers… Read more →

Labor Day 2017: Workers Fight Back

    Five years ago, a few hundred fast food workers walked off the job to fight for fair pay. Since then, 22 million workers fought for and earned tens of billions of dollars in raises – and became one of the most powerful worker movements in history. On Labor Day, we took that power… Read more →