Updates

NYC Fast Food Workers to Join Council Speaker Denouncing Trump’s Pick for Labor Secretary — City Council Members Vow to Stand with Workers, Pass Fair Work Week & Empowerment Legislation in NYC

WHO: Local Cooks and Cashiers in the Fight for $15; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and other Council Members; 32BJ President Hector Figueroa; Union members; Community allies WHAT: Protest Denouncing Fast-Food CEO for U.S. Secretary of Labor & Calling for Good Fast Food Jobs in NYC WHEN: Thursday, January 12 at 11am WHERE: US Department […]

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Sign the Petition: Fast Food Workers Need Fair Scheduling, Right to Form Their Own Organization

New York City fast food workers are asking the City Council to pass new bills that will protect workers from last minute scheduling practices that make it difficult for them to plan their lives and would allow them to make voluntary automatic contributions to a nonprofit organization of their choice that would fight to protect their rights, safeguard compliance with minimum wage increases and work to improve their communities.

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Dozens Arrested During Nationwide Protests For Higher Minimum Wages

Dozens of people were arrested Monday as they participated in protests nationwide for a $15 per hour minimum wage. The efforts are part of the National Day of Action to Fight for $15. The campaign seeks higher hourly wages, including for workers at fast-food restaurants and airports. Workers rallied in cities including Chicago, Detroit, Houston, […]

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