Comment: Federal law requires each

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Federal law requires each

Federal law requires each state to mandate a wage of no less than $2.13 per hour to tipped workers. In Texas, the state just goes by the federal wage. Other states mandate their own minimum wage which is more than the federal wage. The only 3 states which have an hourly wage of greater than $7.00 per hour to tipped workers are California, Alaska, and Hawaii. So I'm assuming you live in one of those 3 states.

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