Jeanette

Jeanette

Living off tips is a mystery, instability, a constant question. Living off tips, you never know what your income will be for that day. My mother raised me and my sister on tips and had to go monthly to our…

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Andrea

Andrea

Living off tips is frightening. Waiting tables is not an easy job. It is demanding, degrading, and involves one to have impeccable time management, customer service, and problem solving skills. I have waited tables on and off for six years.…

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Tiffani

Tiffani

Impossible. As a single mother, depending on others to pay my bills has had a direct negative effect not only on me, but my daughter as well. With no paid sick days, no overtime and a petty 2.13 an hour,…

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The National Restaurant Association: Destroying Rights of Women, Workers, and Children

Food movement leaders tend to stick to their specific issues, whether it’s advocating for healthy food, fighting for workers’ rights or curbing marketing to children. For each of these issues, there are numerous food corporations that need to change. But there is one organization that conveniently provides us with one giant target for all of them: the National Restaurant Association.
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