Why do restaurants get by with NOT paying minimum wage?

Answer Legally, they have to give her minimum wage for a non-tipped job. However, if she is waitressing at the same time that she is managing - like doing both jobs at the same time - they can still pay ... Read More »

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Do restaurants in washington pay servers minimum wage?

Waitstaff are typically paid below minimum wage because they also get tips.

Are bussers in restaurants paid minimum wage in california?

In the state of California, restaurant owners are required to pay all their employees at least minimum wage. Effective January 1, 2008, California minimum wage was set at $8.00 an hour. Restaurant ... Read More »

What year did the federal minimum wage go into effect&how much was the minimum wage?

The United States has not always had a minimum-wage law. The federally mandated minimum-wage law began in 1938. It was enacted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. At the time, the federall... Read More »

Living Wage Vs. Minimum Wage?

Many U.S. cities have adopted popular but controversial living wage ordinances which require certain companies and industries who receive government contracts or tax incentives to pay wages that ar... Read More »