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Stop stiffing tipped worker wages!

I support raising the lowest of minimum wages in the land! Tipped workers should not make next to nothing and rely solely on tips to survive! My last job as a server at Chili's wouldn't even allow me to discuss this fact with customers! I absolutely hated getting stiffed after busting my behind for $3/hr! It seriously made me start hating people in general... which is why I ultimately quit. I simply couldn't stand being overworked AND underappreciated.
Source: Facebook posting for 2018 Michigan Senate race , Jul 13, 2017

Minimum wage of $15 per hour, including Congress

Q: Do you believe income inequality is a problem in America?

Marcia Squier: I definitely believe that income inequality is a problem in America. I would introduce and/or support legislation that would help bring back the middle class, and lift up the lower class as well, by reducing the stranglehold that the top 10% have on our currency flow. For example, I support a $15/hr minimum wage (including myself in Congress, if elected). I would offer incentives to companies with net gains in employment and subsidies to small businesses. This will reduce the amount spent on low-income assistance programs.

Source: VotersGuide on 2016 Michigan House race , Nov 1, 2016

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