We are nearly 25,000 people who work in the restaurant industry, over 200 high-road employers, and thousands of engaged consumers united for raising restaurant industry standards.

Our Mission

To improve wages and working conditions for the 14 million people who work in America's restaurant industry.


Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Kick Off One Fair Wage Campaign In Michigan

Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Kick Off One Fair Wage Campaign in Michigan

  ROC United has joined a coalition of restaurant workers and workers’ rights groups to file ballot language that seeks…

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Standing With All Impacted By Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

Standing with all impacted by hurricanes Harvey & Irma

The nation watched Hurricanes Harvey & Harvey reeked havoc on several countries. Homes were destroyed, people were displaced, and businesses…

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Remembering 9/11 And The Genesis Of ROC United

Remembering 9/11 and the genesis of ROC United

This Monday will mark 16 years since the September 11 Attacks. It is a somber, mournful day for our nation,…

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The Racist History Of Tipping

The racist history of tipping

A fascinating video created by Splinter Video shines an important light on the racist history of tipping in America. In…

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Vote For ROC’s Panel At SXSW!

Vote for ROC’s panel at SXSW!

EXCITING NEWS! ROC United has applied to do a panel at South by Southwest (SXSW), a renowned global networking conference…

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ROC Sues Trump

ROC Sues Trump

BREAKING NEWS: ROC United is suing Trump for constitutional violations of the emoluments clause. Learn more at www.rocunited.org/rocvtrump    …

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HBO's Westworld star Thandie Newton joins ROC United and calls for an end to the legacy of slavery.
It's time to end the unfair two-tiered wage system for tipped workers.

People who work for tips in America suffer an abysmally low federal minimum wage of only $2.13/hr.

This wage hasn’t changed in nearly 30 years. The lower wage for people who work for tips is a holdover from slavery.

It’s time for one fair wage; it’s time to eliminate the subminimum wage.

It’s time for higher wages and better benefits in the restaurant industry. Click here or join the fight at www.1fairwage.com.


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