NCL’s Greenberg urges MD Senate Finance Committee to support living wage legislation

February 1, 2024

Media contact: National Consumers League – Melody Merin,, 202-207-2831

Washington, DC – The CEO of the National Consumers League, Sally Greenberg, today testified before the Maryland Senate Finance Committee urging them to end the subminimum wage for tipped workers under Senate Bill 160.

“The restaurant industry is still not fully recovered from the pandemic,” says Greenberg. “States that pay tipped workers the full minimum wage report higher restaurant sales, employment growth rates.”

Greenberg’s full testimony can be found here.


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