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Food Industry Wages as Low as $2.25 Hour?

Touch the Soil News #1160 (Feature photo – Waitress – CCA 2.0 Generic, Alan Light) For food service workers in restaurants, the assumption is that because they get tips, the restaurant does not have to pay minimum wage. When traffic is slow, many restaurant workers don’t even achieve minimum wage. This has led to what is called the One Fair Wage Movement. The movement strives that all workers receive minimum wage, regardless of whether or not they get tips. Recently the State of Michigan voted into law the One Fair Wage platform. Other states that have adopted the One Fair Wage platform include Nevada, California, Alaska, Montana, Minnesota, Washington and…

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