Support Your Local Service Worker

 Photo by  chuttersnap  on  Unsplash

Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash

It’s January, the least lucrative month of the year for the estimated 2.5 million of us who work in tipped industries. But the difficulties of a career as a server, bartender, or other tipped worker go beyond unstable profits and irregular work hours. One of the country’s fastest-growing industries, hospitality is notorious for sexual harassment. 90% of female tipped workers report incidents of harassment from management, coworkers and/or customers; over half report enduring harassment at least weekly. Support workers in tipped industries by fighting harassment, protecting workers’ right to earnings, and making minimum wage a living wage.

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