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Get rid of the tipped-workers poverty wage!

Get rid of the tipped-workers poverty wage!

DID YOU KNOW? America’s separate-tipped minimum wage for restaurant workers only exists because restaurant owners didn’t want to pay newly-freed black Americans after slavery was ended by the 15th Amendment. This way, owners could set a $0 wage for waiters and rely on “voluntary tips” from customers to “pay” them. ENOUGH! It’s time to END this relic of slavery, which to this day keeps millions of working Americans in poverty.

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