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Fight For $15

  1. feminism
    For International Women’s Day, Raise the Minimum WageLow wages keep women in poverty and make them vulnerable to sexual abuse.
  2. labor
    Florida Becomes Latest State to Pass a $15 Minimum WageIt will be raised annually through 2026 and then adjusted for inflation every year after.
  3. vision 2020
    McDonald’s Workers Are Striking, and 2020 Candidates Are Paying AttentionSeveral candidates are joining picket lines, and Fight for $15 is launching a push to make unionization a 2020 presidential issue.
  4. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Say Time’s Up on Sexual HarassmentBacked by the Fight for 15, the ACLU, and the legal fund that grew out of #MeToo, fast-food employees are pushing for a safer workplace.
  5. labor
    New York City Fast-Food Workers’ Next Target: Unfair FiringsNew legislation in New York City aims to make it harder for managers to fire fast-food workers for reasons other than misconduct or poor performance.
  6. labor
    For Low-Wage Workers, the Fight For 15 Movement Has Been a BoonA study found the movement directly led to a $68 billion raise for 22 million low-wage workers, in addition to fueling a broader progressive cause.
  7. Pelosi Promises to Pass $15 Minimum Wage If Dems Take HouseDon’t look now, but Capitol Hill Democrats seem to be putting together an ambitious, populist post-2016 agenda.
  8. protests
    More Than 100 Arrested in Nationwide Minimum-Wage ProtestsThousands took to the streets in the first major Fight for $15 action since Donald Trump won the election.
  9. California Is About to Raise Its Minimum Wage to $15. Is That a Good Thing?The measure will give one-third of the state’s workers a raise. But could it end up hurting the most vulnerable people in California?
  10. Mayor de Blasio Will Raise Minimum Wage for City Employees to $15The move is expected to boost the take-home pay of 50,000 city workers, at a cost of $202 million through 2020.
  11. A Day in the Life of a Family of 6 Trying to Survive on Fast-Food WagesFalling behind on $7.25 an hour.