fight for $15

Rev. Barber and Rev. Liz Theoharis Arrested in DC

June 15, 2018

In Baltimore, Fight for $15 is at the forefront of the 5th consecutive week of the Poor People’s Campaign that will culminate in Washington DC next Saturday, June 23

Employers Steal $15B From Low Wage Workers Each Year

February 23, 2018

Millions of workers are paid less than the minimum wage, thanks to the erosion of federal labor protections, says David Cooper of Economic Policy Institute

Baltimore Legislators Call for a Statewide $15 Minimum Wage

February 5, 2018

The year after Mayor Catherine Pugh vetoed a $15 minimum wage for Baltimore, she joins members of the Baltimore City Council to call on the state to pass similar legislation

Disney Union Workers Continue Fight For $15 An Hour

October 27, 2017

Orange County Police broke up a rally organized by labor unions last week calling on Disney to pay employees a fair, livable wage

Low-Wage Workers Demand Better Wages and Working Conditions

October 14, 2017

The ‘National Workers Conference to Organize the Fightback’ met in Chicago Oct. 6-8, to share experiences and to launch a new solidarity network

Health Care

July 22, 2017
At the Mobilize 88 conference in Deer Creek Ohio, state progressives gathered to plot strategy and share ideas for how to organize successful campaigns based on progressive ideals

Seattle Answers Trump’s War on Workers by Taxing the Rich

July 12, 2017

The measure faces an imminent legal challenge, but co-sponsor Kshama Sawant says the Tax the Rich movement will persevere

The War on Wages and the Fight for $15

June 30, 2017
Economic Policy Institute’s Ben Zippered and small business owner Andrew Buerger discuss the overwhelming data that shows minimum wage increases don’t hurt employment, and why uplifting workers also has broader benefits

Mayor’s $15 Veto has Unions Rethinking their Support of Democrats

April 4, 2017

Union leaders say Catherine Pugh’s veto of a $15 minimum wage bill has them considering supporting independent or third party candidates in future elections

UPDATED: With Veto Override in Jeopardy, Advocates Say Action Needed to Save $15 Wage Effort

March 31, 2017

Advocates say now only mass grassroots efforts can save Baltimore’s $15 wage bill that would lift wages of 100,000 workers