What If You Didn't Know What the Minimum Wage Was, and No One Could Tell You?
by Michael Fox
Well then you would probably be a restaurant owner in New Mexico. Confusion on what to pay for tipped employees is in a legislative muddle in the Land of Enchantment. The Albuquerque Business Journal has the story. The most amazing part of the story? From the state administrator:
There haven't been any claims by workers for the higher wage in the two years that the mistake has been law, but that could change. "It's a potential problem and almost any day someone is going to come in with a wage claim, having been paid $2.12 an hour and wanting $2.57 from their employer," Bachelor says.
Any bets on how long after this article is widely circulated that it takes?