What Raising the Minimum Wage Means for the Future of American Labor

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Laura Rollins joins with others to protest in front of a McDonald's restaurant in support of a $15 an hour minimum wage on September 10, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

After successfully leading the campaign for a $15 minimum wage in Seattle, union organizer David Rolf continues to push for an increase nationwide. In The Fight for Fifteen: The Right Wage for a Working America, he offers insight into why the movement succeeded in Seattle, and why a $15 minimum wage is the way to foster prosperity in the American middle class.