DC Dilemma: Fair Votes and Fair Pay versus Tip Subsidies for Owners

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New Orleans  New Orleans is a service worker, hospitality industry city, as are an increasing number of other areas in the United States.  Tips are always an issue when so much of the workers’ income depends on them, especially when employers pay the federal minimum wage for tipped workers of $2.13 per hour versus the …

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Tipping is Not Only Bad for Workers, It’s Bad for Legal Businesses

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Little Rock    Sara Jayaraman, the co-director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and director of the Food Labor Research Institute at the University of California at Berkeley recently wrote an impassioned op-ed largely trying to put pressure on Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of New York, to extend the increase in wages from fast food to all …

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