What will it take to pay restaurant workers a living wage? Tipping or no tipping? Legislative or management changes? Questions abound about how to get the industry where it needs to go to ensure a sustainable career for hospitality workers. On this episode, Kiki speaks with Saru Jayaraman, one of the industry’s leading worker advocates as President of One Fair Wage and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley. Saru takes listeners through the historic background and current battle for restaurant wages.
Get to know the organizations and resources mentioned in this episode:
One Fair Wage
Food Labor Research Center
High Road Restaurants
To learn more about RWCF’s work and donate to the cause, visit www.restaurantworkerscf.org.
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