The battle between minimum wage and tips

The battle between minimum wage and tips

The federal minimum wage for most workers is $7.25 an hour. For those who work in the food and beverage industry, servers also rely on tips from patrons for good service, with their hourly wage way below that $7.25 figure. Alex Vasquez, a senior at UNC, works as a bartender at Four Corners. Vasquez says

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Cocktail hour

The federal minimum wage for most workers is $7.25 an hour. For those who work in the food and beverage industry, servers also rely on tips from patrons for good service, with their hourly wage way below that $7.25 figure. Alex Vasquez, a senior at UNC, works as a bartender at Four Corners. Vasquez says there are nights where you could leave with nothing, and also notes that serving in a college town is difficult because customers have little to no money.

Read more from The Daily Tar Heel: http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/03/servers-bartenders-work-with-2-13-minimum-wage

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