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

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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…
Bettie Douglas, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
September 4, 2020 at 6:21 PM

Black. Essential.

FIGHT FOR $15 This Labor Day weekend, join a tribute to the workers who keep our communities safe and fed. John, Labor Day usually means one of two things – grilling with my friends and family, or missing out because I got scheduled to work. The fight for racial and economic…
Augusta Moody, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
August 21, 2020 at 7:44 PM

Save the USPS, save the country

FIGHT FOR $15 Another assault on Black workers by the Trump Administration. John, I don't control when I work. Some days I'm behind the counter at McDonald's from 8 AM - 11 PM. But I can count on one thing: if I choose to vote from home, the US Postal Service will make sure m…
Demetrica Shipp, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
August 19, 2020 at 5:03 PM

Sick of poverty. We're doing something about it. Watch!

FIGHT FOR $15 Laid off from my job, but I'd never abandon my patients. HAPPENING NOW: I'm speaking at the DNC Join the #WalkoutWednesday Livestream >> John, I'm a third-generation healthcare worker and my son is now the fourth – but like so many other healthcare worker…
Barbara Johnson, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
August 11, 2020 at 10:07 PM

McDonald's: Sexual harassment from the top down

FIGHT FOR $15 Every penny of the former CEO's $40 million severance package must go to support worker-survivors Content Warning: This email contains a story of sexual assault. If you've experienced sexual harassment or assault while working in the fast-food industry, call (84…
Katera Wilkins, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
August 7, 2020 at 9:19 PM

Republicans did nothing for 83 days, and now millions like me face eviction

FIGHT FOR $15 They took their time. Now, we're out of time. John, I was evicted. McDonald's cut my hours, so I didn't have enough for rent. Every day, I have to choose between buying food and contributing rent to my friend I'm staying with. I’m running out of cash for the sta…
Bettie Douglas, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 30, 2020 at 10:01 PM

Tell the Senate: #ProtectAllWorkers, not McDonald's!

FIGHT FOR $15 The Senate MUST #ProtectAllWorkers by passing the HEROES Act: CALL 844-944-1556 NOW: Demand the Senate #ProtectAllWorkers. Pass the House version of the HEROES Act now. John, I have put my life on the line for MONTHS working for McDonald's during COVID-19. I've …
Ieshia Townsend, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 20, 2020 at 10:33 PM

160 Cities. 12 Countries. One voice. #StrikeForBlackLives

FIGHT FOR $15 When we fight, we win! John – Make some noise for the workers in the streets!! Tens of thousands of us took action today – 🌏 from Seoul to NYC to LA 🌎 – for the #StrikeforBlackLives to demand JUSTICE for Black workers. And we turned OUT in 160 cities across the…
Rita Blalock, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 20, 2020 at 2:55 PM

Today, we STRIKE! ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻

FIGHT FOR $15 Schedule of events inside. John, Today, I'm walking off my job at McDonald's in Durham and participating in the STRIKE for Black Lives. Together, we're showing the power of withholding our labor to demand that our employers put an end to racism, white supremacy,…
Gail Rogers, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 19, 2020 at 5:50 PM

Strike for Black Lives Nationwide Protest TOMORROW

FIGHT FOR $15 Are you ready to make history? TOMORROW: Strike for Black Lives >> Join a protest or pledge to take a moment of silence John, Tomorrow will be a day of reckoning. Thousands of people will join in the #StrikeforBlackLives by going on strike, showing up to a…
Monica Scott, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 17, 2020 at 9:45 PM

"It's always the Black people who want free stuff"

FIGHT FOR $15 Why I'm suing McDonalds for racial harassment, discrimination, and retaliation John, My name is Monica. I've worked at McDonald's restaurants in Florida for four years. This is what happened to me. I'm pretty sure it's happened to many others. And I'm asking fo…
Wanda Lavender, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 14, 2020 at 2:13 PM

An easy way to support Black and Brown workers going on strike next Monday.

FIGHT FOR $15 Text from your own home to volunteer for the Strike for Black Lives Volunteer Texters Needed! Fight for racial justice and help build the anti-racist movement for Black workers. Sign up to spend less than an hour helping to turn out protesters for the #Stri…
Alex Harris, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 13, 2020 at 6:22 PM

Black Lives Matter 📌📌 find an event in DC

FIGHT FOR $15 We keep our communities fed, and we're fed up. Monday, July 20: Strike for Black Lives RSVP for a strike or protest >> John, I live in Florida, where coronavirus cases are spiking, and I've had to fight at my job at Checkers just to get masks and gloves to…
Rep. Rasheen Aldridge. Jr., Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 8, 2020 at 6:26 PM

JUST ANNOUNCED: Strike for Black Lives on Monday, July 20

FIGHT FOR $15 We need to STAY loud to make BIG change happen. John – Today, I'm proud to announce The Strike for Black Lives on Monday, July 20 and ask you to join us. On July 20, thousands of us will stand up, go on strike, walk off the job, and raise our voices to demand ra…
Terrence Wise, Fight for $15 · [email protected]
July 1, 2020 at 6:23 PM

McDonald's is telling a bold lie

FIGHT FOR $15 If you say Black Lives Matter, then give us $15 and a union. John – McDonald's says they see George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Atatiana Jefferson in their crew members. For a few brief hours, they even changed their name on Twitter to "Amplifying Black Voices." B…