White House Calls For Hike In Tipped Minimum Wage

Law360, New York (March 26, 2014, 2:09 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday urged Congress to increase the tipped minimum wage, laying out a report on how women workers are disproportionately affected by the current wage benchmarks due to their heavy presence in tip-heavy hospitality and personal care occupations.

The White House released a report laying out a statistics-backed argument for how Congress' inaction to raise the tipped minimum wage will hurt women workers in particular, as they account for 72 percent of all workers in such tipped occupations as restaurant servers, bartenders,...
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