1,000s of workers. 100s of cities. 1 movement. $15 and a union. #FightFor15

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Taiwanna Milligan, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
January 16, 2021 at 1:05 AM

BREAKING: $15/hr in pandemic relief bill

FIGHT FOR $15 We went on strike today to WIN $15/hr! BREAKING: $15/hr is front and center in Biden’s pandemic relief bill.  We went on strike TODAY to win $15/hr >> John, After eight years on the job, McDonald's pays me just $8.75/hr. No sick days. No health insurance.…
Angelic Cathey, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
January 13, 2021 at 8:05 PM

My landlord sent armed men to my house

FIGHT FOR $15 Demand employers respect us, protect us, and PAY us John, Last week, my landlord sent a group of armed men to my house to try and illegally evict me and my three sons, because my hours were cut and I couldn't make rent. We had to use the couch, refrigerator, and…
Karesha Manns, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
January 7, 2021 at 11:10 PM

We won't be stopped: Time for $15/hr for ALL

FIGHT FOR $15 We've got the Senate. Time for action… John, Yesterday, Donald Trump and his backers incited an angry mob who attacked the US Capitol in an effort to silence my vote and the votes of the millions of other Black and Brown voters. This won't stop our movement: eve…
Essence Brooks, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
December 31, 2020 at 5:01 PM

Our movement for dignity and respect WON this year

FIGHT FOR $15 We fought for racial and economic justice, and we're winning... John, Strikes in cities around the country. 2.5 million Florida workers on the path to $15/hr. Champions for $15/hr and union rights on their way to the White House. Our movement has a lot of wins t…
Margarita Castillejo, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
December 18, 2020 at 9:08 PM

ON STRIKE for safety at McDonald's

FIGHT FOR $15 Every day I wonder – will I get COVID at work today? McDonald's does nothing. John, Five to six workers, standing elbow-to-elbow in a hot kitchen. No temperature checks at the start of my shift. No disinfection of drive-thru headsets and other high-touch surface…
Melissa Sconiers, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
December 11, 2020 at 9:59 PM

Raises for 40 million workers. You in?

FIGHT FOR $15 Congress will only act if you do. Demand $15/hr now! John, I work 2 jobs and still can't make ends meet. Every day I wake up at 5 am, and I don't even have time to eat breakfast before I rush to my first job at a homeless shelter. Once that's over, I change my c…
Kim Lawson, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
November 17, 2020 at 9:00 PM

McDonald's has a multinational sexual harassment problem.

FIGHT FOR $15 Stand with workers and fight back on the International Fast-Food Workers Day of Action Against Sexual Harassment Content Warning: This email contains a story of sexual assault. If you've experienced sexual harassment or assault while working in the fast-food ind…
Adriana Alvarez, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
November 14, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Time to deliver on $15/hr and a union

FIGHT FOR $15 Our work is just beginning... John, All I want for my son is for him to go to a good school and get a good job. So while I'm celebrating our victory, I know that going back to "normal" isn't enough for us. Normal meant having to decide between paying for health…
Wanda Lavender, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
November 7, 2020 at 5:31 PM

LET'S RALLY!

FIGHT FOR $15 We're gonna keep fighting. John, I voted for higher pay. I voted for racial justice. I voted for a better future for my six beautiful, bright children and four nieces and nephews. Across the country, essential workers like me voted for ourselves and each other. …
Cris Cardona, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
November 5, 2020 at 12:20 AM

FLORIDA GOES TO $15!

FIGHT FOR $15 Raises for 2.5 million Florida workers and record turnout. John, WE DID IT. Florida voted to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr! This is the direct result of hard work by the working people that power the Fight for $15. It's what happens when we go on strike, orga…
Cristian Cardona, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 2:15 AM

Count. Every. Vote.

FIGHT FOR $15 We voted. We need them to count every vote. John, We voted. We stood in long lines for hours. We raced to drop off our ballots. We called people we hadn't spoken to in years and got them to vote. We overcame every barrier in our way to vote for higher pay, racia…
Rita Blalock, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 1:02 PM

Our lives are on the ballot. So VOTE

FIGHT FOR $15 Get your people to VOTE John, Higher pay. Racial justice. Better healthcare. Paid sick leave. Hazard pay. Reliable hours. Standing up to greedy bosses. Stopping police violence…. There are more reasons to vote than I can possibly list, but these are the reasons …
Cristian Cardona, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 12:01 AM

LIVE NOW: Bernie & Kamala on how to win $15/hr in Florida this election

FIGHT FOR $15 Better pay for millions of workers is possible... WATCH LIVE: Hear from the fight for $15/hr in Florida with Bernie Sanders and myself!    John, I just voted for the first time – because $15/hr should be the least amount any worker makes. I shouldn't be broke wo…
Sara Fearrington, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
October 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM

I’m essential and I VOTE. Will you?

FIGHT FOR $15 Essential workers need you to stop doing what you’re doing and find out how to VOTE. Your vote is essential. Find out where to vote and make a plan to get there on Tuesday, Nov. 3 >>> John,  $3.10/hr plus tips. That's how much I make at Waffle House. …
Nojisola Olaigbe, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
October 16, 2020 at 8:30 PM

They want to make it easier for corporations to cheat us??

FIGHT FOR $15 Send a message to the U.S. Department of Labor to protect workers. John – I dream of being a nurse someday. But making $10 an hour as a home health care aide meant I had to choose between rent and school – so I had to drop out. Now, the Trump administration want…
Selynda Middlebrook, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 4:09 PM

"Ghetto"..."lazy"..."smelly"...

FIGHT FOR $15 I'm suing because my manager at Mcdonald's told me I "shouldn't even exist." John, I'm a new mother, and I started to work at McDonald's because I wanted to provide for my baby girl. But McDonald's quickly turned that dream into a nightmare. That's why I'm aski…
Fight for $15 · [email protected]
October 7, 2020 at 9:30 PM

$15/hr is possible. Let's make it happen.

We've been texting hundreds of thousands of Florida voters, but we've got work to do... John – we know that $15/hr is possible in Florida. Over the past few weeks, volunteers have sent hundreds of thousands of texts to folks in Florida to make sure they know about Amendment 2 t…
Maria Martinez, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
September 30, 2020 at 8:34 PM

Candidates: Put people over profits

FIGHT FOR $15 I shouldn't have to go on strike for a mask. Our next president MUST put people over profits. Our next president MUST put people over profits. Tweet at the moderator of the next debate >> John, Earlier this year, I went on strike because I got one mask ea…
Rose Kerlaine Raphael, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
September 17, 2020 at 9:59 PM

Want to fight for $15/hr? Now's your chance

FIGHT FOR $15 One easy thing to do to win $15/hr... $15/hr is on the Ballot in Florida this November Sign up to send texts to voters to win $15/hr! >> John, We have a chance to win $15/hr for 2,500,000 workers this November – including me. Right now, I make $9.25/hr at…
Ramona Mendoza, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
September 11, 2020 at 8:31 PM

My work is essential. So is my vote.

FIGHT FOR $15 I'll never stop fighting. And there's something big coming up. John, I work cleaning a McDonald's in San Jose. I've worked every week since the COVID pandemic hit – I'm an essential worker – but I'm still not paid enough, and we still don't have proper PPE at m…