Restaurant workers push for guaranteed wages, security in workplace
- Year: 2013
- Length: 4:53 minutes (4.47 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
A food server at an Applebee's restaurant in Missouri was fired last week for posting a copy of a receipt on-line. A customer who had been charged an automatic 18 percent gratuity as part of a large party had written on it, "I give God 10 percent, why do you get 18?" The incident went viral and brought to the fore not only the lack of any job protection for almost all restaurant workers, but the role of tips in their survival. FSRN’s Melinda Tuhus reports.