Advisory: Stack, Leach to Call for Wage Reform for Restaurant Workers
PHILADELPHIA –March 11, 2014 – -Against the backdrop of chain restaurants on Roosevelt Boulevard, state Sens. Daylin Leach and Mike Stack will hold a news conference Thursday to call for sweeping changes in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage laws, including adjusting the current minimum wage for inflation, and elimination of the dated and abused second-tier rate for workers who accept tips. Philadelphia International Airport wheelchair attendant John Stewart will be a featured speaking, talking about the difficulty of surviving on $5.25/hr plus tips.
The senators will be joined by local restaurant employees, worker advocates and labor leaders.
Minimum Wage News Conference
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Roosevelt Boulevard and Goodnaw Sts.
Philadelphia, PA 19115