The “Fight for $15," movement, which will mark its 10-year anniversary in November 2022, “has influenced policy debates and the public conversation about fair pay and workplace rights,” but there is more to be done, said the report.
21 states and 35 cities and counties will raise their wage floors in the New Year.
Congress should use this opportunity to finally pass a $15 minimum wage bill.
NELP Commends President Biden’s Swift Actions to Improve Government Contracted Jobs with $15 Minimum Wage Executive Order and Repeal of Ban on Anti-Bias Training
The new administration’s swift actions are desperately necessary, and are evidence of the immense power of movements led by Black and brown people throughout the country.
Fighting Wage Preemption: How Workers Have Lost Billions in Wages and How We Can Restore Local Democracy
Workers are losing billions of dollars every year because their state legislatures blocked minimum wage raises workers won at the local level.
Worker activism for a $15 wage floor, not Trump administration policies, are driving those wage gains.
Today's decision marks a historic victory for workers and local democracy in the Twin Cities.
21 states and 26 localities—more jurisdictions than ever before—will raise their wage floors around January 1.