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.

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2.13 Actions Against Sexual Harassment In The Restaurant Industry

2.13 Actions Against Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry

Restaurant workers face the worst sexual harassment of any industry - and we’ve had enough! Today is 2/13, our Annual…

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NEW REPORT: “Better Wages, Better Tips: Restaurants Flourish With One Fair Wage”

NEW REPORT: “Better Wages, Better Tips: Restaurants Flourish With One Fair Wage”

States with one wage for all workers have higher wages for workers, lower rates of poverty—especially for workers of color,…

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BREAKING NEWS: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HID DATA SHOWING NEW RULE WILL COST WORKERS BILLIONS

BREAKING NEWS: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HID DATA SHOWING NEW RULE WILL COST WORKERS BILLIONS

This morning, Bloomberg news reported that the Department of Labor hid economic analysis from the public showing that their new…

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NEW REPORT: Wait Staff And Bartenders Depend On Tips For More Than Half Of Their Earnings

NEW REPORT: Wait Staff and Bartenders Depend on Tips for More Than Half of Their Earnings

Restaurant servers and bartenders could lose control of a large portion of their earnings, if a proposed rule change by…

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#TIMESUP: ROC United President Saru Jayaraman Walks Red Carpet At Golden Globes To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Harassment Crisis In The Restaurant Industry

#TIMESUP: ROC United President Saru Jayaraman Walks Red Carpet at Golden Globes to Raise Awareness of Sexual Harassment Crisis in the Restaurant Industry

Today, Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United President Saru Jayaraman walks the red carpet at the Golden Globes as the invited…

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NY Gov. Cuomo Addresses One Fair Wage At State Of The State Speech

NY Gov. Cuomo Addresses One Fair Wage at State of the State Speech

ROC United Applauds Gov. Cuomo for Proposal to Investigate Eliminating Subminimum Wage System in New York State Today, New York…

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FEATURED ACTIONS

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.onefairwage.com.

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