In D.C., Initiative 77 Would Raise the Minimum Wage for Bartenders and Servers. Many Don't Want It.

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Reason.com—If voters in Washington, D.C., go to the polls on Tuesday and approve Initiative 77—a ballot question that would end the city's minimum wage for tipped employees and raise all restaurant servers' and bartenders' wages to $15 an hour by 2025—bartender Ryan Aston says he would actually end up losing money. More importantly, he says, he'll probably lose the valuable, but often invisible, help that keeps busy cocktail bars humming along. "When the cost of business gets too high, the first people to...

D.C. Voters Back Measure To Raise Minimum Wage For Tipped Workers. Washington, D.C. voters have approved a ballot measure to gradually raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 an hour.