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On August 3, the Minneapolis City Council faced a room of over 100 community members and workers who support bringing a $15 minimum wage to voters in Minneapolis on the November ballot. Despite nearly 20,000...

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In response to the Minneapolis City Council’s decision to block a charter amendment for a $15 minimum wage from the November ballot, a group of Minneapolis voters who supported the charter amendment filed a lawsuit...

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Today was one of the most powerful experiences I’ve had in the over 30 years I’ve spent as a worker and an activist fighting for social justice. Several hundred workers and supporters marched on City...

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In under four weeks, the grassroots campaign for a $15 minimum wage in Minneapolis has captured tremendous community and labor support. One hundred volunteers have gathered nearly half of the 20,000-signature target to get $15...

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This piece originally appeared on The Nation website on April 18.  It was inspiring to see the call for a $15 minimum wage take center stage at last week’s presidential debate in New York. And...

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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges won a tight 2013 race promising to fight the racial and economic disparities plaguing the city. But two years later, instead of the mayor’s election slogan of “One Minneapolis,” the city’s...

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Low Pay Epidemic!

October 18, 2015

Step Up the Fight for $15! Working people across the U.S. are facing a low pay epidemic. While the cost of living continues to rise, real hourly wages have largely stayed the same or declined...

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Alaska Airlines Denies Workers at SeaTac Airport $15, Again! Today over 70 airport workers walked out in protest because they have still not received the backpay they’re owed and a $15 minimum wage. Alaska Airlines...

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Andrew J. Mackay, Student, UC San Diego California is a key leader in the $15 minimum wage struggle, but with a population of almost 39 million, there are still many workers who need a raise....

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Time to Build a Movement for a Strong $15 for All On July 22, the New York State Wage Board, commissioned by Governor Andrew Cuomo to consider whether or not to raise the minimum wage...

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