Activists Rally In NYC’s Times Square For Fair Wage For Tipped Workers

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 31: With a a 24-foot wooden statue of ‘Elena the Essential Worker’ next to them, activists from One Fair Wage hold a demonstration in Times Square to demand a ‘fair wage’ for tipped workers during coronavirus and beyond on August 31, 2020 in New York City. Demanding that all employers pay the full minimum wage with fair, non-discriminatory tips on top, the One Fair Wage campaign seeks to lift millions of tipped and sub minimum wage workers nationally out of poverty. According to the group, the restaurant industry includes 7 of the 10 lowest paying jobs in the country. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)