Rhode Island March 31, 2023

Rhode Island’s Anti-Tip Credit Bills Ignore the Realities of the State’s Restaurants

This week, the Rhode Island House Labor Committee heard public testimony regarding various minimum wage hike proposals. Two of the bills up for consideration, H 5590 and H 5928, which both seek to eliminate Rhode Island’s tip credit and raise the hourly base wage for tipped restaurant workers by nearly…
Rhode Island March 18, 2015

Policy Brief: The Impact of Increasing Rhode Island’s Tipped Minimum Wage

This Thursday, a coalition of labor organizations and Rhode Island politicians will hold a press conference promoting an initiative to raise the state’s minimum wage for tipped employees by at least 211 percent by 2019. The legislative to accomplish this goal was introduced by Rep. Aaron Regunberg (D-Dist. 4, Providence).