See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Chicago Is About to End the Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers

Posted on AllSides September 24th, 2023
From The Left
Jamie Kelter Davis / Bloomberg via Getty Images
ANALYSIS

Eighty-five years after it was codified, the subminimum wage for tipped workers is one step closer to being eliminated in one of the very places the practice first began — and providing a progressive mayor and elected socialists a major victory at the municipal level.

Chicago mayor Brandon Johnson’s One Fair Wage ordinance cleared the City Council’s workforce committee in a 9-3 vote this past Wednesday, the culmination of years of organizing by low-wage workers and activists, and of months of wheeling and dealing by the mayor and his socialist...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.
https://jacobin.com/2023/09/chicago-brandon-johnson-subminimum-wage-tipped-workers-restaurant-industry

More News about Economy and Jobs from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right