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Stiffed again: Mayor’s minimum wage plan slights tipped workers

Fast food and retail workers — those who’ve campaigned for two years for a $15-an-hour minimum wage — weren’t the only ones expressing dissatisfaction with Mayor Emanuel’s proposed halfway measure on the issue. Restaurant workers, a huge group in a fast-growing industry, say they and other tipped workers got an even worse deal. Reacting to Emanuel’s endorsement of a […]