10 Truths About Tipped Workers You Might Not Know

July 11, 2014

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) takes a look at a variety of myths about tipped workers and the truths behind those myths. It has been 23 years since the federal minimum wage for tipped workers, currently $2.13 an hour, was last raised. Meanwhile, the federal minimum wage for other workers, which also has lost much of its value in recent years because of stagnation, is set at $7.25 an hour. Here are 10 truths about tipped workers and the tipped minimum wage from the EPI report.

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