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The confidence of workers is growing nationwide. With bold leadership, 2015 could be the year of $15/hour!...

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For the tens of thousands demanding justice for Mike Brown and Eric Garner, the connection between economic injustice and state violence couldn’t be clearer. Just a few miles from where police murdered Eric Garner, a...

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Re-posted from 15now.org 15 Now fights for a minimum wage of $15/hour plus full tips which belong to the workers – OneSeattle wants a tip deduction to reduce any minimum wage increase. The people of Seattle are on the...

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Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks makes $9,637 an hour while his workers average less than $9 an hour! Join 15 Now for actions outside a Starbucks near you!...

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On Wednesday, Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks said: “[Being unable to afford $15/hour] would not be the case at Starbucks, but I suspect that most companies… would not be able to afford it.”...

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Re-posted from 15now.org Reports from the national day of Action March 15th are pouring in from across the country, while in Seattle 750 protesters took to the street and made clear their strong support for a real...

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With local hip-hop artist RA Scion performing on stage and the bass turned to full blast, the 15 Now campaign and its community allies celebrated the closing of the long-awaited February 15th Day of Organizing,...

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By Karl Belin, Pittsburgh As the work day winds down, usually around 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm, Downtown Pittsburgh quickly becomes a ghost town. As the skyscrapers empty, the city’s working class begins the slow...

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