r/antiwork Jan 14 '22 Wholesome 10 Silver 5 Helpful 16

So sorry, I'm broke so I can only pay you $77 for my food. You were great though.

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u/Far-Phrase-4690 Jan 15 '22

First, servers should be paid a lot more than they currently are however if your hourly wage + tipped wage doesn’t equal the minimum wage, the employer is required to pay the server until their wage is the minimum wage. So servers aren’t paid less than minimum

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u/sortaangrypeanut Jan 15 '22

This I did not know, actually. Lemme search this up rq. Sorry for my ignorance if you're right

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u/Far-Phrase-4690 Jan 15 '22

I think it’s in all states in the US but I could be wrong there.

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u/insertnamehere02 Jan 15 '22

Only in states where they use federal tipped wage. States who use reg minimum wage don't use or need it.