Archives: Scott Heimlich

Ohio’s Minimum Wage: Tipped Employees and the Gender Gap

The federal full minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, while sub-minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.15 per hour. Are these numbers fair? Can you make a living off minimum wage? Can you make a living as a tipped employee? And finally, are women still paid less than their male co-workers? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’re talking about minimum wage.