Proposal to Raise Tip Wages Resisted

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/27/business/proposal-to-raise-tip-wages-resisted.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

As some Democratic senators and President Obama push to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, from $7.25, they are also backing increases to the tip wage (at $2.13, it is 29 percent of the minimum wage). The restaurant industry is fiercely opposed to a mandated increase.

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