Pennsylvania’s minimum wage for tipped workers hasn’t gone up in 17 years, but a group of service industry activists came together Thursday to recognize a Garfield bar for eschewing tips and paying its employees a higher base wage of its own accord.

The Restaurant Opportunity Center of Pittsburgh gave the bar and social venue Mixtape a ‘RAISE’ award for paying its workers more than the “tipped” minimum wage and providing them with paid sick leave.

Restaurants and bars in Pennsylvania are required to pay tipped employees just $2.83 per hour — well below the $7.25 hourly rate for other jobs — under the logic that gratuities will compensate for the difference.

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