Statistics show that 50% of the U.S. population dines out at least once a week, and that the restaurant industry is the 2nd largest private sector employer, with 13.5 million workers. However, sub-minimum wage (tipped minimum wage) has not been raised since 1991.
On this week’s edition of the AFM News Hour, we featured an interview with Amy Cantrell, of Just Economics, and Alia Todd, from Asheville Sustainable Restaurant Workforce. To listen to the interview, click here.
The next People’s Advocacy & Action Group event takes place at Carrier Park from 3-5pm on Monday, July 14th.