Dozens Arrested At 'Fight For 15' Rally In Lower Manhattan
The "Fight for 15" movement started in NYC in 2012.
Updated: Nov 29, 2016 9:11 AM
Airline Workers At JFK, LaGuardia To Go On 24-Hour Hunger Strike For Higher Wages
The fast comes on the heels of a 24-hour strike for living wages and union representation.
Updated: Nov 24, 2015 1:36 PM
Over 1,000 Low-Wage Workers March On Brooklyn McDonald's To Protest "Modern Day Slavery"
"Working part-time at UPS is like modern day slavery. That's the only way I can describe it."
Updated: Nov 10, 2015 11:55 AM
Always Tip 20% Until Restaurants Start Paying A Living Wage
If you want the people who serve you restaurant food to make a living wage in New York City, you will tip them 20%.
Updated: Sep 18, 2015 2:48 PM
Cuomo Will Back Statewide $15 Minimum Wage
Cuomo previously called a $13/hour minimum a "nonstarter" in Albany.
Updated: Sep 10, 2015 11:39 AM
Wage Board Calls For Fast Food Wages To Be Raised "Substantially"
Though not explicitly stated, the board is expected to recommend a $15-per-hour wage, as fought for by employees.
Updated: Jun 30, 2015 11:24 AM
JetBlue Aircraft Cleaners Demand Better Protection From Bodily Fluids, And A Living Wage
"The company gives me 5 rags to clean 14 or more planes and each plane has 3-4 bathrooms. I have to use the same rag to clean the floor, wall, toilet, and sink."
Updated: Jun 18, 2015 4:43 PM
Dirt Candy Chef Says All Restaurant Workers Should Make At Least $15 An Hour
"I can't remember the last time I hired someone who wasn't commuting from far out in Brooklyn or Queens."
Updated: Jun 15, 2015 4:23 PM
There Are 87 Percent More Fast Food Workers Now Than There Were In 2000
Wages, meanwhile, have fallen.
Updated: Jun 6, 2015 6:22 PM
Cuomo Will Bypass Legislature To Give Fast Food Workers A Raise
"New York State ranks first in public assistance spending per fast-food worker, $6,800 a year. That’s a $700 million annual cost to taxpayers."
Updated: May 7, 2015 10:26 AM
Developer Enjoying Tax Breaks From City Agrees To Pay Living Wage
The deal means Brookfield may only lease to tenants who are willing to pay their employees a living wage, even if they're part of a nationwide or international chain.
Updated: Apr 17, 2015 4:03 PM
Estimated 15,000 Protesters March To Times Square McDonald's To Demand Living Wage
"The cost of life increases every day, but the salaries are down. And you can't live with that money."
Updated: Apr 16, 2015 10:03 AM
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