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Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

Restaurant owners join workers in backing Question 4

For Heather McIntosh, a single mother working as a restaurant server in Portland, the most important aspect of Question 4 is the raise in the subminimum wage for tipped workers.

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Struggling seniors speak out for Question 4

Advocates for Maine seniors are backing the minimum wage increase on the ballot this November, and the campaign has launched its first TV ad highlighting the story of one of

National Employment Law Project

Three things your restaurant boss won’t tell you about raising Maine’s minimum wage

The subminimum wage for tipped workers is a shady and often-misunderstood aspect of Maine’s labor laws. Most Mainers don’t realize that workers who receive at least $30 a month in