Workers across the country went on strike today to mark the 12th anniversary of the last time that the federal minimum wage was raised.
Fast-food workers across the US are ON STRIKE today.
Economic recovery? Not for us.
Companies like @McDonalds are paying too little to too many.
It's time for the Senate to act and #RaiseTheWage to $15 by any means necessary
— Fight For 15 (@fightfor15) July 20, 2021
The COVID crisis is not over. Workers have been on the frontlines of this pandemic for over a year, risking our lives to keep our communities fed and safe.
$7.25 wasn’t enough in 2009, and 12 years later, it’s nowhere close to what we need to live a life of dignity.
It’s past time for Congress to pass a federal $15/hr minimum wage. Call your Senator and ask them what their plan to pass $15/hr is >> 1-888-639-5155.