Press Releases

New York

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to ‘Wait Tables’ in Support of Raising Wages for Tipped Workers, August 28, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Wait Tables in Support of Living Wage for Tipped Workers in NY, May 28, 2019

Elected Officials, Workers, Teachers, Students, Labor Allies to Mark ‘May Day’ with Rally and Press Briefing for One Fair Wage, Free Education and Fair Contract for CUNY Students, Professional Staff and Faculty, April 29, 2019

NY Representative Velázquez, Elected Officials, Actors to Experience Working as a ‘Server for an Hour,’ April 18, 2019

ROC United Releases New Report on Tech Corporations and the Threat of Subminimum Wages, March 22, 2019

Elected Officials, Women’s and Business Leaders, Workers and Advocates Convene to Urge One Fair Wage Policy in NY, March 22, 2019

Assemblymember Jaffee, Workers, Allies Call on Gov. Cuomo to Enact One Fair Wage Policy in NY, March 19, 2019

Workers, Allies, and Legislators Push Efforts to Enact One Fair Wage Policy in NY, March 19, 2019

Raise the Wage Act Passes Committee Vote in U.S. House 

ROC United applauds bill that includes One Fair Wage for tipped workers, March 7, 2019

Senator Ramos introduces legislation to enact One Fair Wage in NY, February 13, 2019


Rep. Jan Schakowsky to join Aldermen Sophia King, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and others at Press Conference on ‘Raise Chicago’ Ordinance, October 4, 2019

A Storytelling Event with City Elected Officials, Workers, Women’s Rights Advocates in Support of the federal BE HEARD Act and RAISE Chicago, October 3, 2019 

Following Historic Vote in U.S. House, Rep. Jesús García to ‘Wait Tables’ in Support of Raising Wages for Chicago’s Tipped Workers, September 12, 2019

Restaurant Workers, Allies to Rally, Hold a Press Briefing to Mark “Other” NRA’s 100 Years of Unfair Labor Practices, May 17, 2019

‘Get Dirty Money Out of Politics!’: Tipped Workers, Restaurant Owners, Allies to Rally on National Day of Action Against the “Other” NRA, March 28, 2019 

Representative Guzzardi, Workers to Praise Passage of $15 Minimum Wage; Urge Governor Pritzker, Legislature to Support One Fair Wage for Tipped Workers, February 18, 2019

Washington, DC

Congressmembers, Advocates to Call on States and U.S. Senate to Follow House’s Historic Passage of Raise the Wage Act, September 10, 2019

Save Our Votes PAC to Councilmember Brandon Todd: ‘Stop Taking Corporate Money to Influence D.C. Politics,’ September 4, 2019

Historic House Vote Targets Legacy of Slavery by Eliminating SubMinimum “Tipped” Wage, July 16, 2019

Voters, Advocates, Faith Leaders to Form New DC PAC to Hold Councilmembers Accountable to the Will of the People, Including on Initiative 77, June 18, 2019

Capitol Hill Briefing and Rally on Minimum Wage Legislation to Implement One Fair Wage, Washington, D.C., February 13, 2019


Tipped Workers to Gather at MD State House for One Fair Wage, March 4, 2019


Rep. Sara Innamorato, other Elected Officials to ‘Wait Tables’ in Support of Raising Wages for Tipped Workers in Pennsylvania, August 28, 2019

Workers and Allies to Rally at Tazza D’oro to Denounce Wrongful Termination of Workers, Recurring Labor Abuse, April 22, 2019

Legislators, Tipped Workers, Restaurant Owners, and Community Allies to Hold a Day of Action to Push for One Fair Wage Policy in Pennsylvania, March 20, 2019


Wage Theft, Labor Abuse at Bonchon Restaurant in Uptown Minneapolis Trigger Protests, May 7, 2019

Rally at Bonchon Korean Fried Chicken on West Lake Street: Workers, Allies to Demand Back Pay for Stolen Tips and Wages, and Denounce Recurring Wage Theft and Labor Abuse, May 6, 2019


New Findings on Racial Segregation, Biases that Deny Living Wages for Workers in CA Restaurant Industry, May 9, 2019

Elected Officials, Workers, Allies to Host Community Summit on Race, Gender and Equity Policy in LA, March 28, 2019