by Brian Young | on Jan 10, 2018

New Pseudo Union has no Bargaining Rights

For the last 6 years, the Fight for $15 movement has been leading the fight to raise the minimum wage and organize low wage workers. While the movement has gotten minimum wage increases in a number...

by Brian Young | on May 15, 2017

McDonald's Shareholders to Meet Resistance

In the Windy City low wage workers are taking to the streets in what the Fight for $15 Chicago is billing as their largest rally to date.  The rally will march from Daley Square to the flagship...

by Brian Young | on Dec 16, 2016

Another Fight for $15 Victory

Airport workers at New York City’s three largest airports, JFK, LaGuardia and Newark have won recognition for their union as well as a raise to $15 an hour.The 8,000 subcontracted workers mark...

Dozens Arrested in US Minimum Wage Protests
by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 29, 2016

The Fight for $15 Strikes Again

Through the rain in New York, thousands of fast food, airport workers, Uber drivers, messengers and more, held a one day strike to call for higher wages and the right to organize a union. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 23, 2016

A High Volumed Thanksgiving

Tomorrow we carb up and prepare for the epic battle of Drunk Uncle v. Uncle Remus. Football, family fights and premature Christmas Ads. Since fighting is our craft in organized labor, everyone in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 16, 2016

1,000 new SEIU Members

After years of hard work and organizing, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has announced that employees of AirServ have gained union recognition.AirServ, which is a Delta Subcontractor...

by Brian Young | on Aug 12, 2016

Not so rich in Richmond

Just a few years ago, the Fight for $15 was seen as a pipe dream.  People laughed at the idea that burger flippers and retail workers should be paid a living wage.  Over time, feelings have...

by Workers Indepen... | on Jul 25, 2016

A poor persons convention

Following the DNC Philadelphia convention Fight For $15 worker activists will hold their own national convention. The workers say they will meet in the heart of the old confederacy in Richmond...

by Guest Post | on Jun 22, 2016

Half of us earn less than $15

A report out today from the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute and Oxfam says that 43.7 percent of U.S. workers earn less than $15 an hour. In several states these workers make up the...

by Press and Media | on Jun 08, 2016

D.C. minimum wage hiked to $15

 This article was originally written by Ben Nuckols for the Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawmakers in the nation's capital approved a $15-an-hour minimum wage on Tuesday,...

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