Fight for $15

Fast food workers are coming together all over the country to fight for $15 an hour and the right to form a union without retaliation. We work for corporations that are making tremendous profits, but do not pay employees enough to support our families and to cover basic needs like food, health care, rent and transportation.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
STATEMENT: Fight for $15 on Puzder's Withdrawal
In response to reports that the White House is withdrawing CKE CEO Andy Puzder’s nomination for labor secretary, Darin Brooks, a Hardee’s worker and a member of Raise Up $15, the Fight for $15 chapter in Durham, N.C. issued the following statement: “When Donald Trump first tapped Andy Puzder to be...
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Monday, February 13, 2017
Days Before Confirmation Hearing, Fight for $15 to Flood Hardee’s, Carl’s Jr. Restaurants Nationwide Declaring Trump Labor Nominee Unfit to Serve
Days before a U.S. Senate committee hearing, the working Americans in the Fight for $15 movement will escalate its opposition to Andy Puzder’s nomination as labor secretary today with its most militant and disruptive protests yet against President Trump’s pick. Hundreds of cooks and cashiers from...
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Newswire article
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Days Before Confirmation Hearing, Fight for $15 to Flood Hardee’s, Carl’s Jr. Restaurants Nationwide Declaring Trump Labor Nominee Unfit to Serve
Days before a U.S. Senate committee hearing, the working Americans in the Fight for $15 movement will Monday escalate its opposition to Andy Puzder’s nomination as labor secretary with its most militant and disruptive protests yet against President Trump’s pick. Hundreds of cooks and cashiers from...
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
Workers File More Than Thirty Wage Theft, Harassment, Intimidation Complaints Against Brands Owned by Trump’s Embattled Labor Secretary Nominee
One week before the U.S. Senate holds a confirmation hearing on the troubled nomination of fast-food CEO Andy Puzder as U.S. Secretary of Labor, cashiers and cooks at Puzder’s restaurants announced thirty-three complaints filed with state and federal agencies. Current and former workers at Carl’s...
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Newswire article
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Fight for $15: CEO of Rigged Economy Has No Business as Labor Secretary
In the run up to the Senate confirmation hearing of fast-food CEO Andy Puzder as U.S. Secretary of Labor, cashiers and cooks will lead protests Thursday at his Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants and corporate offices and at U.S. Department of Labor branches in more than two-dozen cities from coast...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
CEO of Rigged Economy Has No Business as Labor Secretary
In the run up to the Senate confirmation hearing of fast-food CEO Andy Puzder as U.S. Secretary of Labor, cashiers and cooks will lead protests Thursday at his Carl’s Jr. and Hardees restaurants and corporate offices and at U.S. Department of Labor branches in more than two-dozen cities from coast...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Statement From the Fight for $15 on Expected Nomination of Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary
In response to reports that Donald Trump will nominate Andy Puzder as U.S. Secretary of Labor, the Fight for $15 released the following statement from Carl’s Jr. cook Rogelio Hernandez from Santa Monica, Calif. and Hardee’s cashier Lacretia Jones from Richmond, Va.: “Putting one of the worst fast-...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Hundreds of Fast-Food, Airport, Uber Workers Arrested as Strikes for $15, Union Rights Sweep America
Police early Tuesday handcuffed fast-food cooks and cashiers, Uber drivers, home health aides and airport workers who blocked streets outside McDonald’s restaurants from New York to Chicago, kicking off a nationwide wave of strikes and civil disobedience by working Americans in the Fight for $15...
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Newswire article
Monday, November 28, 2016
Strikes, Civil Disobedience by Fast-Food, Airport, Uber Workers to Headline Nationwide Fight for $15 Day of Disruption
Strikes by baggage handlers and cabin cleaners at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Uber drivers in two-dozen cities, hospital workers in Pittsburgh and McDonald’s and other fast-food cooks and cashiers from coast to coast, combined with mass civil disobedience by working Americans across the...
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Monday, September 12, 2016
Thousands of Underpaid Workers to Flood State Capitols Across the Nation, Challenge Elected Officials to Support $15/HR, Union Rights, Racial Justice
Workers fighting for $15 an hour and union rights will protest alongside faith and community leaders at 28 state capitols across the country on Sept. 12, calling on politicians to support a moral policy agenda that includes living wages, union rights, and racial justice, among other issues. The...
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