As I have previously written, Council Member Will Jawando has introduced a bill to eliminate the tip credit for Montgomery County’s minimum wage. The bill comes despite difficult economics in the post-pandemic restaurant industry. The ongoing phaseout of tip credits in the District of Columbia has spawned service fees and surcharges ranging up to 20% and threats by restaurants to leave D.C.
Silver Diner Owner: Tip Credit Elimination Led to $7,000 Monthly Loss
October 18, 2023