fight for 15
The Power and Privilege Issue
This Is What Living on Minimum Wage Looks Like
The photographer Chase Castor shot four workers in Kansas City, as they struggle to survive day after day with little pay.
Burgerville Workers in Portland Successfully Form First Fast Food Union in US
The union marks a major victory in the ongoing struggle for fast food workers' rights.
Hijacked Sign Says Ohio McDonald's Is 'Now Hiring Losers'
Friendly reminder that most fast food employees are overworked and underpaid!
Carl's Jr. Begging Amazon to Buy It Embodies the Pain of Late Capitalism
"Our logo smiles, your logo smiles!!!"
Will the Trump Administration Make It Easier for Employers to Steal from Workers?
Andy Puzder, Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary, comes from an industry where wage theft is troublingly common.
When No One Has a ‘Job,’ Who Will Pay Workers a Minimum Wage?
Uber drivers joined a series of protests demanding a $15 minimum wage. What happens to the minimum wage in the gig economy?
Leaked Video Shows How Business Lobbyists Conspire Against a Higher Minimum Wage
A Council of State Chambers of Commerce webinar suggests that business leaders can keep wages low by not talking about the issue while redirecting the political conversation to "creating more jobs."
California Is on the Verge of Becoming the First State to Have a $15 Minimum Wage
A deal reached over the weekend between labor groups and California legislators to gradually reach that goal by 2022 puts the state at the forefront of a national debate over the issue, and could set a precedent for other states to consider.
2016 US election
Rubio Glitched, Trump Got Booed, and More From the Latest Republican Debate
The debate Saturday night in New Hampshire began with perhaps the most awkward introduction in history and ended with frontrunner Donald Trump appearing somewhat rattled.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
Inside the Fast Food Workers’ Protest at the New Hampshire Republican Debate
While Republicans debated immigration and ISIS in New Hampshire, a group of protesters gathered outside to demonstrate that there were votes to be had if one of them would back a $15 minimum wage.
Fast-Food Workers Strike for Minimum Wage Hike Ahead of Democratic Debate
Workers in Charleston, South Carolina timed their push to raise the minimum wage with the arrival of Democratic presidential candidates for the debate on Sunday.
2015 the year in review
The Resurgence of the Labor Movement: The Year in Workers' Power
McDonald's and Walmart ceded moderate income hikes while workers staged enormous rallies around the country demanding $15 an hour -- an "audacious" ask that many governments are getting behind.