Tipped workers invoke #MeToo in fight to raise minimum wage
March 11, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — As a waitress, Nadine Morsch was used to having to force an occasional smile for an unpleasant customer. But when a man she was serving made a reference to grabbing her butt, she warned him he better not try. And he made her pay.
For the rest of the hour he was in the diner, she says, he was "running me around as much as possible."
Morsch says she tolerated him, because she needed a good tip.
Experiences like that are one reason activists are invoking the #MeToo movement in the push for more states to adopt higher minimum wages for tipped workers. They say a wage structure...
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