We are nearly 25,000 restaurant workers, over 200 high-road employers, thousands of engaged consumers united for raising restaurant industry standards.

Our Mission

To improve wages and working conditions for our nation's 12 million restaurant workers.


EATER: Inside COLORS, A Restaurant Changing Communities One Worker At A Time

EATER: Inside COLORS, a Restaurant Changing Communities One Worker at a Time

A great piece in Eater shines a spotlight on ROC's COLORS Restaurants, and in particular COLORS—Detroit. Through its CHOW program…

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JULY 1: Some Restaurant Workers Get A Raise!

JULY 1: Some restaurant workers get a raise!

Great news! On July 1, the minimum wage will go up in multiple jurisdictions across the country. Many of those…

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REPORT: Seattle Wage Increase Hasn’t Hurt Restaurant Industry

REPORT: Seattle Wage Increase Hasn’t Hurt Restaurant Industry

Time and again, opponents of the One Fair Wage Movement allege local restaurant industries will suffer if workers are paid…

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Minneapolis Is Ready For One Fair Wage!

Minneapolis is ready for One Fair Wage!

The moment of truth has arrived. The Minneapolis City Council will vote this week on a $15 minimum wage for…

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NEW REPORT Examines Dangerously Close Relationship Between Trump Administration And NRA
Repeal Of ACA Is Bad For Public Health And Restaurant Industry

Repeal of ACA is Bad for Public Health and Restaurant Industry

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a vote on the Senate GOP Health Care bill would be postponed…

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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.

Tipped workers of 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 tipped workers is a holdover from slavery.

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

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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