The tipped wage is good for waitstaff

Posted 1.24.2018

Gov. Cuomo recently proposed eliminating New York’s separate minimum wage for restaurant workers who receive tips, calling it “a question of basic fairness.”

It’s a topic I’m more familiar with than most. Last year, I helped lead the opposition from thousands of restaurant servers to a similar proposal in Maine. We successfully convinced Republicans and Democrats in the state legislature that this foolish idea would put our tip income and our jobs at risk.

Read the full story at New York Daily News.

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