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6 Startling Facts About Moms Working In The Restaurant Industry

It's bad enough that restaurant workers who receive tips are usually paid below the minimum wage, at $2.13 an hour. But you know what's worse? The fact that moms who work in those jobs are often forced to choose between working sick and not having a paycheck. Those moms are also penalized when their shift is changed at the last minute and they have to scramble to adapt their child care arrangements on the fly. Here are some more facts that will make you think.

6 Startling Facts About Moms Working In The Restaurant Industry
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Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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