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  • 2016-01-06

    NY City Workers Win $15

    "Mayor de Blasio will raise wages for 50,000 city employees — some of whom are currently making as low as $11.50 an hour — to $15 an hour by the end of 2018, officials will announce Wednesday." (More...)
  • 2016-01-06

    NY University System Workers Win $15

    "Continuing a push for the payment of higher wages for public-sector jobs, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York announced a plan on Monday to raise the minimum wage for state university workers to $15." (More...)
  • 2015-11-10

    Nov 10 Largest Fast Food Strikes Ever

    Fast food workers throughout the country stage the largest fast food strikes ever and call on politicians to stand for $15, union rights, and racial/economic justice if they want our vote. (More...)
  • 2015-09-10

    New York Fast Food Workers Win $15

    New York fast food workers win $15 an hour minimum wage, which will impact 200,000 fast food workers in the state. (More...)
  • 2015-06-10

    Los Angeles Approves $15 Minimum Wage

    Los Angeles approves a minimum wage hike to $15 an hour, becoming the large city in the country to pass a $15 minimum wage. (More...)
  • 2015-05-07

    Chicago Min. Wage Goes to $10

    Chicago implements first step towards $13 minimum (More...)
  • 2015-05-07

    New York Governor Sets Wage Board for Fast Food Workers

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo creates a state wage board to push a minimum pay hike for fast-food workers in New York. (More...)
  • 2015-04-01

    McDonald's Raises Corporate Stores Min. Wage

    McDonald's raising its minimum wage, but some say it's not enough. (More...)
  • 2014-12-02

    Chicago City Council raises minimum wage to $13

    After a series of minimum wage hearings and pressure from low wage workers, Chicago's City Council approves plan to boost Chicago’s minimum wage to $13 an hour by mid-2019. (More...)
  • 2014-11-04

    San Francisco Wins $15

    San Francisco votes to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour over the course of three years, becoming the second U.S. city to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour. (More...)
  • 2014-06-02

    Seattle Wins $15 Minimum Wage

    The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a $15 minimum wage, giving its lowest-paid workers a path over the next seven years to the nation’s highest hourly pay. (More...)

  • 2014-03-18

    Chicago Referendum for $15 an Hour Passes

    The growing support for the Fight For 15 movement was made clear as Chicago voters overwhelmingly supported the $15-an-hour wage referendum, with 87% voting yes.(More...)
  • 2014-03-04

    McDonald’s to SEC: Strikes hurt, and we might have to hike pay

    In an annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, McDonald’s acknowledges that the increased public focus of income inequality and fast food strikes are hurting the corporation, and that this could "spur higher wages". (More...)
  • 2014-02-12

    Obama Raises Min. Wage for Federal Contract Workers

    As a result of the nationwide organizing efforts led by the Fight For 15 movement, President Barack Obama signs an executive order to raise the minimum wage of federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour.(More...)
  • 2014-02-02

    Snarf Workers Win Jobs Back

    After getting fired from their jobs by email, three days before Christmas, Snarf's workers began to organize and gather public support through the media. The workers eventually won back their jobs and a month's pay. (More...)

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