BREAKING: Victory in Connecticut!

Connecticut is now officially the seventh state to raise the minimum wage to $15! After legislation passed the State House and Senate, Governor Ned Lamont just signed a bill to officially increase the minimum wage from $10.10 to $15 over the next four-and-a-half years. Thanks to years of organizing by workers, activists, and allies, more… Read more →

10 Reasons McDonald’s Should Talk to Us

On Thursday, McDonald’s workers in the Fight for $15 launched a series of strikes demanding better pay, safer workplaces, and union rights. We’re not stopping until McDonald’s meets all of our demands. Here’s why:

McDonald’s Workers Striking Thursday, May 23

McDonald's workers are going on strike May 23

As reported by the Associated Press, McDonald’s workers in the Fight for $15 and a Union movement are going on strike Thursday, May 23. Presidential candidates Cory Booker, Julián Castro, & Jay Inslee will join #FightFor15 workers the strike lines at events across the country. Bernie Sanders will host a video town hall with McDonald’s… Read more →

$15 Minimum Wage Passes Connecticut House!

BREAKING: The Connecticut House of Representatives just passed a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour! After years of relentless organizing by workers and allies, Connecticut is now one step closer to becoming the seventh state to raise the minimum wage to $15. The passage of this bill would put an… Read more →

This is big: Workers just WON at Google

We’re fired up by the workers over at Google – the so-called “shadow workforce” of temporary and contracted employees just landed a major victory. Google now requires a $15 minimum wage and basic benefits like comprehensive health care coverage and 12 weeks of parental leave for ALL workers. This comes after more than 900 full-time… Read more →

$15 Minimum Wage Passes in Maryland!

BREAKING: Maryland is now officially the 6th state to pass the $15 minimum wage! In a 35-12 vote, the Maryland Senate joined the House in overriding Governor Larry Hogan’s veto to adopt a $15 minimum wage. This bill will affect more than half a million Marylanders, and is a major step towards breaking generational poverty… Read more →