Fight For $15

Fight For $15

In a tug-of-war between the city of St. Louis and the Missouri State Legislature, you can guess the outcome. A new law signed by Governor Greitens forced St. Louis to retract the $10 minimum wage instituted in May of this year, and conform to the state minimum wage of...
Fight For $15

Fight For $15

Despite some recent success in places like Kansas City where voters approved a ballot measure this month to increase the minimum wage, it seems the movement itself is losing steam. So far in 2017, Fight for $15 has “staged protests in just 30 cities… down from more...
Fight For $15

Fight For $15

Lead organizer for the “Fight for $15” movement was caught needing to put a foot in his mouth. After spouting that he doesn’t get paid for attending protests, it came out that he does. In fact, in 2016, he was paid more than $146,000 by the Service Employees Union....
Fight For $15

Fight For $15

Attempts to raise the minimum wage in Connecticut to $15 an hour stalled in the State Senate late last month. The tie vote came with very little surprise as the Senate is split evenly between Democrats and Republicans. In Michigan, the minimum wage was bumped to $8.90...
Fight For $15

Fight For $15

Wisconsin Jobs Now began in 2011 with SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin’s support of nearly $1 million in that first year. This was at the beginning when Fight for $15 was still beginning to try to become a movement. 5 years later and Wisconsin Jobs Now has decided to...