News Releases | November 29, 2022

Ten Years In, Fight for $15 and a Union Movement Helped Reduce Racial Wealth Gap Nationally, Injected $87.6 Billion Annually into U.S. Economy

The Fight for $15 has helped Black and Latinx working people build wealth and inspired worker organizing across the U.S.

Blog | June 17, 2022

Reversing Labor Laws Rooted in Slavery

At-will employment and the subminimum wage emerged from the backlash to Emancipation.

News Releases | May 4, 2022

Statement in response to the passage of an $18 minimum wage by 2028 in Hawaii

Lawmakers in Hawaii approved a bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $18 by January 2028,

News Releases | March 1, 2022

State of the Union: It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.

Press Clips | January 31, 2022

The Deadline is Here for Federal Contractors to Start Paying at least $15 an Hour

Via: Government Executive

The “Fight for $15,” movement, which will mark its 10-year anniversary in November 2022, “has influenced policy debates and the public conversation(…)

Press Clips | January 20, 2022

The difference a higher minimum wage makes

Press Clips | January 20, 2022

The difference a higher minimum wage makes

Via: Marketplace

A record number of states and cities are raising their minimum wage this year, according to a tally from the National Employment Law(…)

Press Clips | January 5, 2022

The U.S. to see ‘the largest wave of minimum wage raises’ in 2022: Policy program director

Via: Yahoo! Finance

These raises that took effect this week and that combined with other scheduled for later this year are the largest(…)

Press Clips | December 30, 2021

Minimum Wage will Rise in 21 States on January 1

Via: NBC News NOW

Minimum wage is set to go up in 21 states on January 1, 2022. Tsedeye Gebreselassie, Director of Work Quality(…)

News Releases | December 20, 2021

Record Number of Cities, States Will Increase Minimum Wages in 2022 

­21 states and 35 cities and counties will raise their wage floors in the New Year.

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