Tipped Workers Haven’t Had A Raise Since 1991

A waiter carrying a tray of tea

Last Thursday, February 13 (2/13), advocates rallied, organized, and spoke out in support of raising the US tipped minimum wage of $2.13.  Tipped workers include parking lot attendants, bellhops, baggage porters, waiters, waitresses, and food deliverers.  They haven’t seen a raise since 1991.  In real terms, $2.13 in 1991 is worth $1.24 today.  I’m a member of the National Coalition to Raise the Minimum Wage, and am particularly pleased to support this issue.  You can read more in the Guardian.  

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