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  • Tipped Workers and the Subminimum Wage

    Tipped Workers and the Subminimum Wage

    Discussions about minimum wage, tipping, and the tipped minimum wage are nothing new to me; unlike most white-collar jobs talking about wages in hospitality has never been taboo. If anything, relying on tips for wages meant my coworkers and I were constantly discussing how much … Continue readingTipped Workers and the Subminimum Wage

  • Server of My Own Demise

    Server of My Own Demise

    There’s trickery afoot! I’ve been funding the man all these years and I didn’t even know it… … Continue readingServer of My Own Demise

  • 72ish Hours in Portland

    72ish Hours in Portland

    The thought of this story existing anywhere someone might see it, much less in the depths of the internet for any schmuck who happens to stop by, gives me great pause. So here I am months later, agonizing over every word and editing a silly little blog post to near-death as I stave off the…