Forbes: Black Restaurant Workers Earn Less And Face Greater Health Risks, New Study Finds

Forbes, July 22, 2020: Black Restaurant Workers Earn Less And Face Greater Health Risks, New Study Finds

“Restaurant workers are having to choose between their lives and their livelihood,” said researcher Saru Jayaraman. Jayaraman is president of One Fair Wage, the organization that compiled the report using a combination of federal data, interviews with workers in New York and other research studies.

According to the study, Black tipped workers and tipped workers of color face returning to work in an industry in which wages and tips are lower, customers are more hostile, and they suffer greater health risks than their white counterparts.

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