Tag: Fight for $15
“Every day workers of color across this country face deep-seated racism that would seem to be out of Dr. King’s era, but is, sadly, still reality today.”
Andrew Puzder is a longtime Republican donor who’s been a vocal critic of raising the minimum wage, the Fight for 15, expansion of overtime pay, paid sick leave and the Affordable Care Act.
Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder opposes higher wages and has supported automating service jobs.
A federal minimum wage increase may be unlikely under President Trump, but low-wage workers have already won major victories.
Striking dining hall employees at the Ivy League school have turned the spotlight on the low salaries of administrative positions nationwide.
The fact that Sanders has immediately embraced this executive order raises a fundamental question for Clinton: Does she really want to be on the wrong side of an issue that is a defining economic justice standard for the workers she needs to win the White House?
The Fight for $15’s narrow notion of those interests has upset some and gratified others. But don’t expect it change. The campaign has been winning, after all.
Economists and analysts tell Bloomberg News that wage increases in service and retail sectors are helping retailers by putting “more money in the pockets of some of their biggest customers: their own employees.”