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Connections: Discussing Governor Cuomo's proposed plan to end the tip credit, part 2

We continue our conversations about Governor Cuomo’s proposed plan to end the state’s tip credit. Cuomo says the tipped wage system inhibits workers who earn tips from coming forward with concerns about exploitation and harassment, and it disproportionately affects women and people of color.

Some people in the Fight for 15 movement think the restaurant business needs an overhaul; they say we need to change our expectations about what workers are paid. 

Our guests in studio explain why they think that a business which cannot pay workers a living wage should not open in the first place. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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