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D.C. Council Must Uphold Initiative 77 Vote

D.C. Council Must Uphold Initiative 77 Vote

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09/28/2018

On Sept. 17, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson held an open forum on whether the council should move forward with a proposed bill to overturn Initiative 77. Initiative 77, which requires employers to pay their tipped workers the same minimum wage as non-tipped workers, passed with 55 percent of the vote in June during the…

Vote Yes on Initiative 77 and Give D.C. Workers a Raise

Vote Yes on Initiative 77 and Give D.C. Workers a Raise

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06/18/2018

When D.C. voters go to the ballot boxes on June 19, they will have the opportunity to give the city’s tipped workers a raise. If enacted, Initiative 77 would incrementally increase the District’s tipped minimum wage—currently $3.33 per hour—until it reaches $15 per hour in 2026, when it would equal the minimum wage in non-tipped…

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