The Georgetowner has listened to the arguments on both sides of the tipped employee minimum wage issue and believes strongly that Initiative 77 should be defeated.
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Voter beware! At first glance, Initiative 77 on the June 19 D.C. primary ballot seems like a “no-brainer” yes vote. After all, it aims to guarantee that by July 1, 2020, […]
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A battle between restaurant and bar servers who want to keep earning tips on top of a minimum wage much lower than the one in effect for all other D.C. […]
Initiative 77, which proposes to match the lower minimum wage for tipped employees (currently $3.33) to the minimum wage for all others (currently $12.50) by 2026, is on the June 19 primary ballot.
A battle is brewing over this June’s ballot initiative to match the minimum wage for waiters, baristas and the like with that of non-tipped employees. Initiative 77 would give tipped employees […]