Action #1: Please comment until the deadline tonight on the restaurant industry’s $700 million dollars-a-year money grab from tipped servers.
The deadline to write in is tonight, Wed. (12/11), 11:59 pm EST! Take the length of time you’d eat a quick meal and make a comment.
Will my comment make a difference? Yes. See action #3 below.
Information on this action is here!
- Write a comment here
- Read the proposal here
- Other comments, which are almost all from restaurant owners/managers are here. However, there are now some comments for the workers. Please add your comment as well. Have you ever been a server? A bartender? Did you get the subminimal wage?
Action #2: The House passed H.R. – Raise the Wage Act. The Senate needs to pass S.150!
Ask your senators to give the gift of basic economic stability for those now stuck with subminimal wages. S.150 – Raise the Wage Act amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (really – 1938) to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a 7-year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old.
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