In Montgomery County, Restaurant Week is supposed to promote the good eats you can get in the county? But who benefits from the crowds flocking to the table? Not the servers and other restaurant workers, whose tipped wage is $4 an hour. Learn how to change this.
Progressive Maryland Weekly Memo for August 8-14
Action this week is in Montgomery County.
Restaurant Week in Montgomery – But Who Benefits?
Tipped workers deserve a raise! Educate your neighbors about it this Sunday, Aug. 14 at 11 a.m.
In Montgomery County, the minimum wage for tipped workers is only $4/hour. Depending on the goodwill of customers is no way to make a living. Help us educate the public on the need to eliminate the tipped minimum wage during Montgomery County Restaurant Week.
We will be canvassing in Bethesda and in Silver Spring to educate the public on the need to raise wages for tipped workers during Restaurant Week. In Bethesda, we will meet at Giant Foods for a brief overview of the campaign and training before walking to the area of Bethesda Row to canvass. In Silver Spring we will meet at Veterans Plaza for a brief overview of the campaign and training before canvassing in downtown Silver Spring.
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