Server waits as food is prepared at an Ivar’s restaurant in Seattle in July 2015. After Seattle’s new minimum wage law took effect last April, Ivar’s Seafood Restaurants announced that it was increasing prices by about 21 percent, eliminating tipping as a routine procedure, and immediately paying all its hourly workers a $15 per hour. Servers have petitioned national chain restaurants to restore auto-gratuties for large parties, but some want to see an overall pay change.
Server waits as food is prepared at an Ivar’s restaurant in Seattle in July 2015. After Seattle’s new minimum wage law took effect last April, Ivar’s Seafood Restaurants announced that it was increasing prices by about 21 percent, eliminating tipping as a routine procedure, and immediately paying all its hourly workers a $15 per hour. Servers have petitioned national chain restaurants to restore auto-gratuties for large parties, but some want to see an overall pay change. Elaine Thompson Associated Press
Server waits as food is prepared at an Ivar’s restaurant in Seattle in July 2015. After Seattle’s new minimum wage law took effect last April, Ivar’s Seafood Restaurants announced that it was increasing prices by about 21 percent, eliminating tipping as a routine procedure, and immediately paying all its hourly workers a $15 per hour. Servers have petitioned national chain restaurants to restore auto-gratuties for large parties, but some want to see an overall pay change. Elaine Thompson Associated Press

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