Fight for $15

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
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