End Legacy of Slavery: #1FairWage for all!
Did you know that the tipped minimum wage, frozen at $2.13 per hour at the federal level for 25 years, has its roots in slavery?! In the riveting video below-- released jointly by ROC United and One Billion Rising -- television and film star, Thandie Newton explains where this deplorable practice originated, and what you can do to stop it.
Will you help the tens of thousands of restaurant workers standing up and speaking out to end the legacy of slavery in the form of the $2.13/hr. tipped minimum wage? Take 60 seconds and fill out the form below to tell your legislators that all restaurant workers deserve a living wage in addition to our tips. Restaurant workers are some of the hardest workers in the country and they deserve to be treated with dignity.