A local organization that advocates for the rights of restaurant workers has issued its second annual dining guide, hoping to promote better employment practices in the city’s restaurant industry.
The salmon may have been fat at this center city sushi restaurant, but the servers were being deprived of thousands of dollars in tips.
A groundbreaking survey of Philadelphia restaurant workers shows the majority of them make below-poverty wages, even after tips, and get no benefits.
From the front, 2166 North Franklin Street looks bad enough. But you have to walk around to the back to truly see what Fabricio Rodriguez and Emily Randle – who owns the home next door – have been dealing with: a neighboring house on the verge of collapse.
A demonstration on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park was one of several across the country held to protest Arizona’s new anti-illegal immigration law.