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Tipped Workers in New York Could Be Getting a Raise

by Associated Press

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Under current law, restaurants, hotels and other employers can pay service workers less than the minimum wage as long as their tips make up the difference. A coalition of labor unions, service workers and others is pushing for the state to eliminate the so-called tip wage and require service workers to be paid the full minimum wage of $8 before tips.

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