Analyzing Census Bureau data, authors David Neumark and Maysen Yen (University of California-Irvine) also find that tipped workers are five percentage points less likely to be categorized as “extremely” poor. The authors conclude that elimination of the federal tip credit is less likely to help poor families than a standalone increase in the minimum wage while maintaining the tip credit.
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