Whether they’ve supported our strikes, joined us on the job, or spoken at workers’ forums, it’s clear that presidential candidates are noticing our efforts to win #UnionsForAll. Now it’s time to hear what they have to say.
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.
As the Amazon Rainforest burns at a record rate, McDonald’s continues to sell Big Macs and chicken McNuggets with meat sourced from the Amazon. That pressures farmers to burn the rainforest to satisfy demand.
On Sunday, September 15th, workers in Charleston, South Carolina met with presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss a range of issues, focusing on labor policy and economic justice.
Kim Lawson, a McDonald’s worker in the Fight for $15 and a Union movement who filed a sexual harassment complaint against the company, is featured in a new book by New York Times reporters.
The September 12th debate in Houston showed the STRENGTH of our message in demanding racial and economic justice by raising the minimum wage and winning unions for all.
Yesterday, Citigroup announced that they have raised their minimum wage to $15 an hour.
It’s not enough for candidates to just join us on the picket line. This election season, we demand that they fight alongside us to make our economy work for us by fighting for Unions for All.
2020 candidates must champion policies that throw open the doors for every person in this country to have the opportunity to join a Union — and earn fair wages — no matter where they work. Will you join us on August 21st?
The second round of democratic debates made it clear that the politicians have heard our messages on raising the minimum wage, union rights, and fighting climate change.