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ROC-United & Saru Jayaraman Announce RAISE, Alternative to National Restaurant Assocation

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RAISE (Restaurants Advancing Industry Standards for Employees) Saru Jayaraman was joined by Rep. George Miller (D­CA), sponsor of the recently introduced Fair Minimum Wage Act, and WAGES Act sponsor Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D­MD) along with several RAISE members to discuss the need to increase the minimum wage for all restaurant employees including those who work for tips, and to raise standards in the restaurant industry by supporting sustainable and fair practices. Among the restaurant owners present were Andy Shallal, owner of DC'S Busboys & Poets and Eatonville Restaurants, Teresa Ging, owner of Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique in Chicago, IL and Natan Zion, Owner, The Gorbals Restaurant in Los Angeles, CA. RAISE already has an upwards of 100 members from across the nation. Learn more about RAISE at rocunited.org. Join the conversation: #ROCtheHighRoad @rocunited facebook.com/rocunited