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Fight for 15

 

Minimum Wage Would Be $44 Today If It Had Increased at Same Rate as Wall St. Bonuses: Analysis

"Since 1985, the average Wall Street bonus has increased 1,217%, from $13,970 to $184,000 in 2020."

Jake Johnson ·


$15 Minimum Wage Would Lift Millions Out of Poverty, Says... Wall Street Giant Morgan Stanley

"The social benefits to lifting real wages of lower-income earners and millions out of poverty are substantial."

Jake Johnson ·


Here Are the 8 Democrats Who Just Joined GOP to Vote Down Sanders' $15 Minimum Wage Amendment

"Every single Dem who voted against a $15 minimum wage should be primaried."

Jake Johnson ·


Urging Senate to 'Ignore the Parliamentarian,' Sanders to Force Vote on $15 Minimum Wage Amendment

"I regard it as absurd that the parliamentarian, a Senate staffer elected by no one, can prevent a wage increase for 32 million workers."

Jake Johnson ·


'This Is Unacceptable': Progressives Reject Manchin Plan to Cut $15 Minimum Wage Proposal to $11

"The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage."

Jake Johnson ·


'Together We Fight, Together We Will Win': Workers Strike Nationwide to Demand $15 Minimum Wage

"We have won $15 in cities and states across the country. And now, it is time to win $15 nationwide."

Jake Johnson ·



For Minimum Decency, A Maximum Wage

Amid rising inequality, a new book argues, the notion of capping income has suddenly become politically plausible.

Sam Pizzigati ·


Embracing 'the Sort of Bold Thinking We Need,' Sanders to Introduce Plan to Guarantee Every American a Job

"Proponents trace the idea back to the New Deal Era, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pitched a 'Second Bill of Rights' to Congress in 1944. First on the list: the 'right to a useful and remunerative job.'"

Jake Johnson ·


Biden Praised for $15 Minimum Wage Hike for All Federal Workers

"Setting a new $15 per hour wage floor for federal government work will encourage employers across the country who are currently paying poverty wages to compete for labor and start paying fairer rates."

Brett Wilkins ·

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