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A life changing victory for California workers

I shouldn’t have to work until the day I die. Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed historic legislation to make sure I can actually retire. Join me and almost seven million workers in celebration! I work nonstop just to pay the rent and help my kids pay for college. Retirement has[…]

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A week of victories

This week hundreds of workers traveled to Sacramento to demand politicians stand on the moral side of history. We didn’t realize how fast we would succeed. While we were at the capitol Governor Jerry Brown signed two historic pieces of legislation: overtime for both farm workers and domestic workers! After[…]

July 1st 2016: The minimum wage is going up across California!

Today the minimum wage is going up for thousands of workers across America! It will keep going up until every worker in California makes $15.   Many workers in this country haven’t seen a raise for nearly a decade. Here in California, fast food workers like me are leading the[…]

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Victory at every level

Two months ago, a sizable box fell on me while I was working at McDonald’s. I’ve suffered from partial paralysis and constant headaches ever since. But when I realized McDonald’s was refusing to even pay me for my sick days, I decided to do something about it.   I was[…]

Momentum

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[…]

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Santa Monica passes $15!

This week Santa Monica passed $15! As an older worker I am proof that all workers deserve $15. Thanks to the city council for doing the right thing. I can look forward to providing for my family without depending on community services, like the food bank.  Tell your friends that[…]

Winning in 2016

The past year has been historic. Since we started this campaign, over 11 million workers have gotten a raise. That’s a really big deal for millions of families across our country. It wouldn’t have happened without fast food workers organizing and you joining us. When I started organizing my coworkers[…]

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Dem leader Pelosi backs $15 minimum wage

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday endorsed a $15 minimum wage, joining a growing chorus of liberals on and off Capitol Hill pushing to more than double the current $7.25 rate. [Read more…]