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Why We Should Eliminate the Tipped Minimum Wage

By Amanda Kludt Mar 3, 2020 Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending a screening of the film Waging Change and speaking on the following panel at the Ford Foundation for Social Justice (note to architecture buffs: the atrium is everything it’s hyped up to be). The film follows organizers (including Jane Fonda and AOC!) fighting to eliminate the sub-minimum wage, also known as the tipped minimum or the “slave wage,” across America, and coming up against the powerful restaurant lobbying group the National Restaurant Association. I think many casual restaurantgoers don’t realize that tipped workers get a different base pay than ...