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Welcome to the Fight for $15 and a Union. We’re a movement of workers organizing for economic and racial justice. For more time with our families and more moments of joy. For the dignity and respect we deserve. For living wages and a union. Tune in every week to hear our stories. And remember, poverty doesn’t have to exist. We’re fighting to end it. Join us.

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When We Fight, We Win.

When We Fight, We Win.

2021-08-1218:03

Welcome to the Fight for $15 and a Union. We’re a movement of workers organizing for economic and racial justice. For more time with our families and more moments of joy. For the dignity and respect we deserve. We’re fighting for living wages and a union. So far, we've talked with fast-food workers about low wages, poverty, sexual harassment, organizing, and going on strike, but this week we're talking about what all of this fighting has gotten us: a $15/hr minimum wage. This week we Terrence Wise talks with Alex Harris about winning $15 in Florida and Imelda Rosales about her struggle organizing her store in California in the midst of the pandemic. Stand with us: fightfor15.org
Me Too, McDonald's

Me Too, McDonald's

2021-07-2123:18

Welcome to the Fight for $15 and a Union. We’re a movement of workers organizing for economic and racial justice. For more time with our families and more moments of joy. For the dignity and respect we deserve. We’re fighting for living wages and a union. Fast-food has a sexual harassment problem. In the past few years, McDonald's has been hit with lawsuit after lawsuit from their own workers around sexual harassment and misconduct, yet McDonald's corporate continues to contend that they're not at fault. It's time to get to the bottom of McDonald's culture of sexual harassment with some of the survivors themselves. This episode features, Tanya Harrell, Kim Lawson, and Adriana Alvarez. Stand with us: fightfor15.org
We Are The Union

We Are The Union

2021-06-1828:25

Welcome to the Fight for $15 and a Union. We’re a movement of workers organizing for economic and racial justice. For more time with our families and more moments of joy. For the dignity and respect we deserve. We’re fighting for living wages and a union. We're not just fighting for higher wages, we're fighting for a union too. In this episode, Fight for $15 leaders Terrence Wise, BIll Thompson, Adriana Alvarez, and Ieisha Franceis share their stories of struggle and building worker power in their stores. Union power only comes from one place: coworkers standing up for one another. Stand with us: fightfor15.org
Welcome to the Fight for $15 and a Union. We’re a movement of workers organizing for economic and racial justice. For more time with our families and more moments of joy. For the dignity and respect we deserve. We’re fighting for living wages and a union. Rising up doesn't come easy. In this episode, Fight for $15 activists, Adriana Alvarez and Terrence Wise, two McDonald's workers share their stories. Step into the journey of two fast-food workers who joined a movement and found their power. Stand with us: fightfor15.org
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