Photo Gallery: Secretary Perez highlights the need to increase the tipped wage in Ohio
(February 18, 2014)
Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Joyce Beatty greet Secretary Perez at Brothers Drake before a press conference on the minimum wage.
Eric Allen, general manager and part owner of Brothers Drake, talks about how he was raised by a single mother working two minimum wage jobs and understands the importance of raising the minimum wage.
Secretary Perez discusses how businesses like Costco and Brothers Drake "understand that if you put more money in your workers pocket, they aren't going to put it in an off shore bank account, they are going to spend it and put it back into the economy."
Secretary Perez, Sen. Brown and Rep. Beatty tour Brothers Drake in Columbus, Ohio.
Brothers Drake Meadmaster Candy Griffin, General Manager Eric Allen, and Assistant Meadmaster Justin DeVilbiss talk about the brewing arts with Secretary Perez, Rep. Beatty, and Sen. Brown of Ohio.
Secretary Perez, discusses the Brothers Drake business model with General Manager and part owner Eric Allen.
Rep. Beatty and Secretary Perez check out the menu at the Brothers Drake Meadery.