Letters: Readers defend One Fair Wage proposal

Re: The Detroit News’ June 7 editorial, “One Fair Wage isn’t fair to staff“: Long days, aching feet, treated with disrespect, lost pay and even homelessness — that is my life as a server. I work at a Coney Island in Detroit earning a base pay of $4 an hour, my reality as a woman working with clientele who make less than a living wage is significantly different than a person who works in a more upscale establishment. Our stories are too often overlooked when public policy is discussed.

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