Due to low federal minimum wages for tipped workers, many grapple with poverty rates. Seven states, however, pay tipped workers full minimum wage before tips. And with minimum-wage hikes looming, some restaurants are pioneering no-tipping policies, eliminating gratuities in favor of higher hourly wages for workers.
Producer: Saskia de Melker
Associate Producer: Melanie Saltzman
Camera: Saskia de Melker and Melanie Saltzman
Editor: David Kreger
Correspondent: Alison Stewart