Chantel Williams, Fight for $15 wants to

Tell fast food companies: Pay workers a $15/hr living wage.

It’s time for fast food giants to grant their employees the raise and rights that they deserve.

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McDonald's is the world's second biggest employer – but they consistently underpay workers, accused even of withholding pay and forcing us to work in illegally dangerous conditions.  They're the world's biggest food supplier – but they consistently poison public trust by dodging taxes and pushing off costs onto public coffers. It has to stop – NOW. I worked at a McDonald's in Brazil for a year…

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Let's make New York the first state in the union with a $15 wage for fast-food workers. GAME CHANGER: Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to dramatically raise pay for hundreds of thousands of fast-food workers across New York state. This is what happens when workers join together, go on strike, and demand $15.  Our two and a half year movement for $15 and union rights has changed the…

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McDonald's should do everything in its power to ensure that employees are paid the wage they deserve – and ensure that employees are allowed to organize a union to prevent future abuses. From Olympic sponsorships to private planes, McDonald's is willing to spend piles of money on everything but the employees who do the everyday work that earns McDonald's a profit. It's time for McDonald's to…

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Chantel Williams, Fight for $15

Fast food poverty wages are not working. “It has to stop and it has to stop right here. And it will in the State of New York.”

Cuomo’s Push to Raise Wages Lifts Spirits of New York’s Fast-Food Workers

The fast-food workers converged on Union Square in Manhattan last week, chanting and cheering and celebrating a man who some had viewed as a reluctant champion of their cause: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York. For months, some low-wage workers and their advocates have complained that Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat, seemed unwilling to throw his…Read More
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