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Photo credit:  the Paid Sick Days for All campaign

D.C. Restaurant Workers Fight For Paid Sick Days During Restaurant Week

Members of D.C.’s Paid Sick Days Coalition are canvassing near restaurant districts this week, which also happens to be D.C.’s Restaurant Week, to bring attention to their cause.


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Tipped Workers Push for Higher Minimum Wage

On the heels of President Obama’s State of the Union address, during which he called for a raise in the federal minimum wage, restaurant workers met on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning to push for a raise in the tipped workers minimum wage.