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

Newswire article
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Following $15 Win For N.Y. Fast-Food Workers, Dozens of Cities Convene Wage Boards to Address Low-Pay Crisis
Workers in nearly 30 cities have announced they are convening the first-ever “people’s Wage Boards” to examine how poverty wages are holding back neighborhoods and communities across the city. Fed up with low wages that result in evictions, unpaid bills, and having to depend on food stamps for...
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Newswire article
Friday, September 18, 2015
Former McDonald’s Franchisee to Bloomberg: 'I wanted to get the hell out'
Here’s the latest update in the Fight for $15 and union rights: With 62% of New Yorkers backing $15/hour, Gov. Cuomo pledges ‘full campaign to pass $15’ Sixty-two percent of New York voters want a $15 minimum wage statewide, according to a poll released today by Quinnipiac University . The poll...
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Newswire article
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Golden Arches Faces First-Ever Global Hearing on Company’s Low-Road Business Model, Under Fire for Allegations of Tax Dodging, Unfair Competition, Franchise Law Violations
The Brazilian Federal Senate will hold an unprecedented hearing Thursday on McDonald’s role in driving a global race to the bottom, placing the fast-food giant under the microscope in one of its most important markets overseas, and marking a major escalation of the global effort to hold McDonald’s...
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