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We’re writing our history

I’m on the front lines fighting the global race to the bottom. Thanks to the help of the community, California is leading the way. By winning $15 and 3 paid sick days for all workers, we’re leading the nation, but the best way to stop the global race to the[…]



Last month was our biggest ever. We won $15 for every worker, not just here in California, but New York as well Not only did we win raises, but we built worker power and had the biggest strike in the history of our movement. Fast food workers, child care workers,[…]

LA workers win 6 paid sick days!

Earlier this week, LA city council voted to double our paid sick days from 3 to 6. This didn’t happen by luck, but because workers and the community made our voices heard. Share our newest win with your friends. Last week I went on strike to highlight how McJobs cost[…]


I’m fighting for more than just myself

Recently I spoke to politicians at the LA Black Worker Center about the importance of getting 15 and union rights. They recognized the success we’ve had so far in California, but for me, winning is even more important than ever.   I’m 24, have been struggling since 18 hopping from job to[…]

Justice on paid sick days

We did it! I can use my paid sick days! It is the law, but laws only work when enforced. Last month we asked the community to tell McDonald’s to follow the law. Over 2000 workers and the community joined me, in solidarity, to speak up. We didn’t stop there.[…]

Solidarity is about coming together

New Hampshire is on my mind, but Iowa is where I helped create a historic movement. Iowa fast food workers had their first strike, and I joined them because solidarity is about coming together and giving support to one another. Can you believe that the minimum wage in Iowa is still $7.25?[…]

Frank Trejo

Pasadena is on a pathway to $15!

After months of organizing workers and the community of Pasadena made sure the council passed a pathway to $15. I work at McDonald’s in Pasadena and 2 years ago I wasn’t sure about getting involved in the Fight For 15. Speaking to my co-workers and reflecting on my own expenses,[…]

Unification in 2016

Unification will win the Fight For $15 and union rights. This week over 100 fast food workers from Colorado, Northern California, Las Vegas, San Diego, Los Angeles and Phoenix unified to build our movement. You’re a part of this movement, and we hope in 2016 you’ll do whatever it takes[…]

Long Beach passes $15

This election year isn’t just about wages. It’s about justice in many forms. The good news is that last night Long Beach took a step towards justice and voted to put me on a path to $15. We proved that when workers come together, organize, and strike, we win. There[…]


Long Beach can pass $15 tonight, but I need your help.

The day that we have been waiting for has finally come. Tonight Long Beach City Council will take the final vote to increase the minimum wage. Over the past few months I’ve attended multiple hearings and testified about how my family needs $15 to be lifted out of poverty. I[…]