Fight for $15
Around the World in 8 Minutes: Workers mobilize for rights in South Africa, the US and the UK

In this week’s episode, we will look at three strikes organized by essential workers in South Africa, the United States and the United Kingdom.

$15 wage dropped from COVID relief plan in US Senate, progressives vow to continue fight

The Democratic Party’s move to insert the USD 15 per hour wage was judged by the Senate rules arbiter to not be in line with the rules. In the meanwhile pressure is on Democratic Party legislators and leadership to ensure that the wage bill is passed

Fight for $15 is a struggle for dignity and equality

Worker and organizer Eric Winston speaks about the importance of the $15 minimum wage for workers in the US and the broader struggle for rights

Workers across US strike demanding hike in minimum wage

Workers in major cities across the United States, participated in a nationwide strike action to raise the federal minimum wage to USD 15 per hour, on February 16

California’s gig workers and Florida’s minimum wage: some ballot measures that require your attention

While gig economy workers faced defeat in their struggle against California’s Proposition 22, Florida workers secured a major victory in their six-year-long fight to raise the minimum wage to USD 15 per hour

US Elections: Joe Biden inches ahead

As counting in many States continues, Joe Biden seems to have pulled ahead, taking a lead in key States. Meanwhile, Donald Trump has been making insinuations about mail-in ballots

Ep 91: US workers demand effective paid sick leave policies

We also take a look at the order for the release of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning and Israel’s approval of an apartheid road in occupied Palestine.

Paid sick leave US workers demand effective paid sick leave policies to deal with Coronavirus pandemic

As the Coronavirus pandemic is raging in the US, only 15% of the fast food workers have paid leaves left, leaving over 32 million workers in a difficult situation

The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain

The Raise the Wage Act that mandates the gradual hike in minimum wage to $15 an hour was approved by the US House of Representatives but will face a tough challenge in the Senate and president Donald Trump

McDonald's sexual harrasment protests McDonald’s employees protest sexual harassment and low minimum wage ahead of shareholders’ meeting

Workers claimed that the company has been protecting liable executives by either dismissing complaints against them as hearsay or by retaliating against employees by withholding pay, creating a hostile work environment or terminating them.

Fight for $15 is reshaping the US Labor movement

The movement spans over 300 cities across the world. It is no longer limited to exploited employees in the fast food industry but has expanded to include home health aides, child care teachers, airport workers, adjunct professors and even retail employees.

Fight for $15 Maryland becomes sixth US State to implement minimum wage of 15 USD per hour

The new law schedules a pay rise which will ensure all workers receive 15 USD per hour by 2026

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