Posts Tagged ‘ROC United’

Mar
2016
4

Before 1000s of Union Workers, Clinton Comes Out Against Tipped Minimum Wage

Before 1000s of Union Workers, Clinton Comes Out Against Tipped Minimum Wage
  Speaking to supporters at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton announced her support of eliminating the tipped minimum wage, which enables some restaurants to pay as little as $2.30 an hour.  Clinton becomes the latest voice to call for the end of the practice and joins a movement of...
Jun
2013
27

Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t “a Job Killer.” It’s “a Life Saver.”

Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't
  A new study by the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) finds that if the minimum wage were raised to $10.10 an hour it would be enough to pull nearly six million Americans out of poverty.   The report, titled Realizing the Dream: How the Minimum Wage Impacts Racial Equity in the Restaurant Industry [&hellip...;
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