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Conversely, others are highly opposed to this change. Several days ago, a patron left a Seattle bartender a card with a brief economics lesson. The gist of the lesson? Since Seattle passed the new minimum wage, businesses have passed the cost of employing workers onto consumers, who must then pay more for services. As such, the patron/consumer chose to not tip because he must pay an increased price for the services.
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Conceivably, the new ordinance could potentially become a new fertile ground for lawsuits. Understandably, minimum wage and overtime rules can be a tricky and daunting maze of rules.
In Texas, we may not have the new $15.00 per hour minimum wage, but we still have plenty of companies facing wage issues such as unpaid overtime. If you or someone you know has a wage issue with an employer, seek some assistance.
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