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Tip workers legally earn just $2.13 an hour, a figure that has not changed in over 20 years. A book by Saru Jayaraman titled, “Behind the Kitchen Door” helps readers see through the eyes of the worker and the need for a change in a system making workers dependent on their customers’ tips to make a living. “Behind the Kitchen Door” will be part of the United Methodist Women’s 2015 reading program.

Serving up fair wages should be number one tip

"Behind the Kitchen Door," a book advocating for fair wages for restaurant workers, is on the 2015 reading list for United Methodist Women. Read More

Yvette Richards (left), of the United Methodist Women Board of Directors, helps prepare food at the Fourth Avenue United Methodist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 24, 2014, the Ubuntu day of service before the United Methodist Women Assembly. The church provides food to homeless and underemployed people. With her is Andrew Thomas, the lead chef. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

600 women on a mission to love their neighbors

The day before their 2014 Assembly, volunteers from United Methodist Women scattered across the city of Louisville, KY to do good and learn about their neighbors. View

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