RESTAURANT WORKERS CONDUCT ACTIONS AT THE TASTE OF CHICAGO

*** MEDIA ADVISORY*** RESTAURANT WORKERS CONDUCT ACTIONS AT THE TASTE OF CHICAGO Over one hundred restaurant workers from across the country will gather for a Restaurant Worker Flashmob Dance & Olympics at the Taste of Chicago, highlighting the historically-low federal minimum wage for tipped workers of $2.13.
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Pankaj ROC-Michigan

Hi, my name is Pankaj, a 28yrs old Bangladeshi that moved to America with my family 15 years ago. For half my life (14 years) I’ve been working in the restaurant industry and I’ve held a variety of positions: food…

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Berner ROC-Miami

Hi, my name is Berner, I’m 27 yrs old, originally from Guatemala and I have been working as a server in a  Japanese restaurant for the last 3 years. However, before working as a server, I worked in the customer…

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Jamal ROC-DC

Hi, my name is Jamal, originally from New York City, and I've been in the restaurant industry for about 11 years. Currently, I am working as a merchandise receiver for Restaurant Associates on the World Bank contract. I am fighting…

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GRANETTA, ROC-CHICAGO

Hi. My name is Granetta, but everyone calls me Gran. I'm a 57 year old mother and grandmother, and I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. I've been working in the restaurant industry for basically 50 years, since I…

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