Fight for $15

Fight for $15

These 2020 Democrats Are Barely Paying Some Workers $15 an Hour

Cory Booker and Tulsi Gabbard have the lowest-paid organizers, according to FEC filings.
Morgan Baskin
7.25.19
#metoo

McDonald’s workers are about to walk out of their jobs to protest sexual harassment

Walkouts are organized in 10 cities in the U.S.
Tess Owen
9.18.18
Vice News Tonight

Republicans are forcing St. Louis to lower the minimum wage it just raised

Minimum wage workers in St. Louis are about to see their hourly wages drop 23%.
Roberto Ferdman
Amanda Pisetzner
8.25.17
economics

Which Restaurants Will Suffer the Most Under a Higher Minimum Wage?

"We don’t want our paper to serve as a mouthpiece for or against raising the minimum wage."
Alex Swerdloff
7.29.17
minimum wage

Seattle is at the center of a giant pissing match about minimum wage

Matt Phillips
6.28.17
Democrats

Democrats just united on a $15-an-hour minimum wage

Noah Kulwin
5.25.17
Munchies

I Got Rid of Tipping at My Restaurant to Fight Racism, Sexism, and Unlivable Wages

"Tipping started right after the end of slavery. It’s basically a tool to keep control over people, to keep control over indentured servitude."
Fiore Tedesco
4.27.17
Fast Food

Robots Are Flipping Your Burgers, But They’re Not Taking Everyone's Jobs

And our economy probably isn’t going to crash because of driverless cars and barista-less coffeeshops. Probably.
Gowri Chandra
3.16.17
Sanctuary Restaurants

I Got Rid of Tipping at My Restaurant to Fight Racism, Sexism, and Unlivable Wages

"Tipping started right after the end of slavery. It’s basically a tool to keep control over people, to keep control over indentured servitude."
Fiore Tedesco
1.21.17
Fast Food

Scenes from Fast Food Workers' Protest Against Trump's Labor Pick

Members of the Fight for $15 movement and their supporters gathered throughout the country, most often in front of Carl's Jr and Hardee's restaurants, to voice their opposition to Andrew's Puzder's likely appointment to the position of Labor Secretary.
Munchies Staff
1.13.17
minimum wage

Scenes from the ‘Fight for 15’ Protest in Kansas City

“No matter what you might think, there are 64 million Americans who make less than $15 an hour and we deserve a living wage just like any other worker in America. We want to be treated fairly and paid fairly. We are human beings, we are all working...
Alex Swerdloff
12.1.16