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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National Day of Action Gets Major Media Coverage

The National Day of Action was covered by over a dozen national and local media sources. Below is a listing of the most relevant ones. Media: Time - http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/02/17/remember-to-tip-report-shows-waiters-are-underpaid-overworked-and-unequally-treated/ Labor Notes - http://labornotes.org/2011/02/restaurant-employees-call-higher-wages-tipped-workers Daily Kos - http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/02/16/945486/-Minority-restaurant-workers-get-the-shaft- Miami Herald -…

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Three New Reports on Conditions of Restaurant Workers in Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC to Be Released on Valentine’s Day

Hundreds to Gather for Industry Summits Around Reports’ Findings: Low Wages, Few Sick Days and Lack of Health Insurance Among Restaurant Workers Three new reports on the wages and working conditions of restaurant workers in Los Angeles, Miami and Washington,…

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