“Stop mumbling that you can't afford an HR dept. You can afford YOU. That's how you start."
When we talk about long-term solutions, we have to aim for more than not crossing the law, because the law can and does fail us.
The restaurant industry needs to make space for women to build meaningful careers, too.
Women of color are often unheard in this industry. When we're not, we're outright dismissed by gatekeepers if they don't like what we have to say.
Service jobs are the first work environments that many young women experience—and where they're first taught to endure harassment.
“It’s an urban myth that servers don’t make a lot of money.”