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Ohios 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 in Ohio.


  • Julie Graber (CEO, Institute on Women)
  • Hannah Halbert (Policy Liason, Policy Matters Ohio)
  • Scott Heimlich (President, Central Ohio Restaurant Association)
  • Bill Faith (Executive Director, COHHIO)