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Name of Cafe
Position
Year Started
Year Ended (or current)
Current (2019) or ending wage/salary
Estimated daily tips
Full-time/Part-time
BenefitsWork injuries
Government assistance
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Amalgam
Barista/Opening Manager
20152018$9.00/hr
$30 cash, $11 card (card tips negatively impacted by new card limit)
Full-timeNone
Oven burns, steam burns
Qualified for Medicaid/Food stamps, PGW low income payment plans/Liheap
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AmalgamBarista2019Currently working$8/hr$15-20 combinedPart-timeNo
Steam burns, oven burns
ACCESS EBT
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Armstrong & 192
Barista2017Currently working
$9.69 (started at $9.50)
$0.49Part-time
PTO, Health care, Tuition reimbursement
Burned with water from brewer
Yes
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Ashe Supply Co.
Barista20172018$9/hr$25 combinedPart-timeNoNoNo
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Barnes & Noble (Temple Center City)
Barista/Bookseller
2016Currently working$8.50/hrNonePart-time
Some PTO after 9 months
Knife cuts, slips on unmarked floor, burns
Yes
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Barnes & Noble Cafe
Barista2019Currently working$9.75/hr$2-5Part-timeNone
Burns, slipped on ice, sexually discriminatory behavior
No
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Batter and Crumbs
Barista2019Currently working$10/hr$21 combinedFull-timeNone
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BennasBarista20182018$8/hr$40Part-timeNoNo
Food stamps, Medicaid
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Bloomsday Cafe
Barista2019Currently working$10/hr$60-70Full-timeNoNoNo
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Bluestone LaneBarista2019Currently working$10/hr$5Part-timeNoNoMedicaid & SNAP
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BodhiBarista2017Currently working$11/hr$25Part-timeNo
Constant hot water burns
No
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Brown Street Coffee
Barista20182019$10/hr$30-80Full-timeNo
Toxic/emotionally abusive boss. Several employees walked off or no-call/no-showed
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Cafe Lift Narberth
Barista/Bartender
20192019
$5/hr (started at $2.83)
$60Full-timeNoneNoMedicaid
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Cafe OleBarista20192019 (Fired)$7.50/hr$40-60Part-timeNoneNothing seriousFood stamps
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Cake LifeBarista2018Currently working
$10/hr (started at $9)
$30 combinedFull-timeNoMedicaid
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Cake LifeBarista2017Currently working
$10/hr (started at $9)
$30-40 combinedFull-timeNoNoNo
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Cake LifeBarista20172018$9/hr$30Full-timeNoNoNo
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Capital One Cafe
Barista20182018$10/hrPROHIBITEDPart-timeNoBurnsNo
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CapofittoBarista20182018$8.00/hr$5-10 cashPart-timeNoneNoNo
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Capogiro
Barista/Assistant Manager
20182019$8.00/hr$30Full-timeNoneNoNo
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CapogiroBarista20182018$8/hr$30-40 cashPart-timeN/AN/AN/A
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Chapterhouse Cafe
Barista20152019
$11/hr (started at $8)
$30Part-timeNoMinor burnsMedicaid
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Chestnut Hill Coffee Co
Assistant Roaster/Barista
20172019
$36,400/yr (started at $9/hr)
$40-60 (as barista)Full-time
PTO (undefined)
NoNo
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Chestnut Hill Coffee Co
Barista2018Currently working
$12/hr (started at $8)
$50-90 cashFull-timeNo
Burns, repetitive stress pain
No
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Coffee ProseBarista20192019$7.25/hr$5Part-timeNoNoNo
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Di Bruno Brothers
Barista2019Currently working$12/hr$15Part-timeNone
Cuts, objects falling on head
None
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DiBruno Brothers
Barista20172019
$11/hr (started at $9.50)
$15-20Full-timeHealth careBurns, stitchesNo
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DiBruno Brothers Rittenhouse
Barista20162017$8.50/hr$15-25Full-timeNo
Yes, carrying heavy supplies from basement
No
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Dottie's DonutsBarista2018Currently working$9/hr$40-70 combinedPart-timeNoNoFood stamps
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Du Jour Cafe & Catering
Barista20162019$10/hr$10-40 combinedPart-timeNoNoHealth insurance
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Earth Cup CafeBarista2018Currently working
$10/hr (started at $9)
$40-100 combined during AM shift, $15-40 during PM shift
Part-timeNoNo
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Earth Cup CafeBarista20182019
$10/hr (started at $9)
$20Part-timeNoNoYes
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ElixrBarista2018Currently working
$11/hr (started at $10)
$40Full-timeYesNoNo
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ElixrBarista2017Currently working
$11/hr (started at $10.25)
$45 combinedPart-time
PTO after a year
NoNo
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ElixrManager2013Currently working
$41k/yr (started at $9/hr)
$60-80 combinedFull-timeNo
Minor cuts, wrist injuries from tamping
No
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Elixr
Barista/Trainer/Production
20112014
$12/hr barista (started at $9), $14/hr training production
$50Full-time
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ElixrBarista2019Currently working$10.25/hr$40Part-time
PTO, commute, % of health-related costs
NoYes
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ElixrBarista20142019
$11/hr (started at $9.50)
$50 combinedPart-timePTONo
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ElixrBarista20122015
$13/hr (started at $10)
$40 combinedPart-timeNoNoNo
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ElixrBarista2016Currently working$11$40 combinedPart-timePTONoNo
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Elixr CoffeeBarista2018Currently working
$11/hr (started at $10)
$23-70 combinedPart-time
PTO after 1 year
NoNo
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Federal DonutsCashier2017Currently working$8/hr$40Full-time
Yes, as of recently
Frequent oil burnsYes
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Flannel (f.k.a. Chhaya Cafe)
Barista2019Currently working
$12/hr (started at $10; raise was to make up for decline in service after reopening)
$15 weekday, $45 weekend (was $30 weekday, $60 weekend before reopening)
Part-timeNo
Unspecified knee injury, unable to walk for 2 weeks; previous asymptomatic carpal tunnel was worsened, become chronic
No
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Flannel (f.k.a. Chhaya Cafe)
Barista2018Currently working
$12/hr (started at $9)
$40-100Full-timeYesNoNo
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Front Street Cafe
Barista2019Currently working$9/hr$20 cashPart-timeNoNoNo
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Function Coffee Labs
Barista2019Currently working
$11/hr (started at $10)
$4/hr combinedFull-timeNoCuts, burns
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Germantown Espresso Bar
Barista2019Currently working$10/hr
$20-30, primarily cash
Part-timeNoNoNo
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Gold Standard Cafe
Barista2019Currently working$5.00/hr$40-80Part-timeNoneNoNo
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Gold Standard Cafe
Barista20182018$2.50/hr$60Part-timeNone
Injured shoulder lifting coffee shuttle, burns, cuts
No
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Good KarmaBarista20192019$8.00/hr$40Part-timeNoneEBT
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Good KarmaBarista2019Currently working$8.00/hr
$40 combined cash and card
Part-timeNoneNoYes
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Good KarmaSandwich prep20192019$10.00/hr$30Full-time
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Good KarmaBarista2018Currently working
$8.50/hr (started at $7.50)
$40-60 combinedPart-timePTONoMedicaid
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Good KarmaBarista20182018
$8.00/hr (started at $7.25)
$15 cashPart-timeNo
Carpal tunnel, back pain
No
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Good KarmaBarista20142016
$8.50/hr (started at $8)
~$25 combinedFull-time
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Good Karma
Barista/Register Lead
2018Currently working
$9.50/hr (started at $8)
$15-40 combinedFull-timeN/A
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Good KarmaShift Lead2016Currently working
$11.50/hr (started at $8)
$3/hrFull-timeNoNoNo
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Green LineBarista2019Currently working$8.00/hr$7 cash, $25 cardPart-timeN/ANoSNAP & Medicaid
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Green LineBarista20172018$9.00/hr$20-50Part-timeN/ANoNo
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Green LineBarista2018Currently working
$8.50/hr (started at $8)
$25 cash, $35 cardPart-timeNoNoNo
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Green Line
Location Manager
2017Currently working
$13.50/hr (started at $8)
$20 combinedFull-timeNoNo
Medicaid received before raise, higher wage is due to lower tips at this location
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Green LineManager2019Currently working
$11/hr (started at $10)
$15-80Full-timeNoNoN/A
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Green LineBarista20182019$8/hr
$40 combined ($80 when working alone, happened often)
Full-timePTO
Burns, repetitive stress injuries
No
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GryphonBarista2019Currently working$10.00/hr
$5-10 cash, $10-15 card
Part-timeNoNo
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Gryphon
Barista/Roasting Assistant
20152016$8.50/hr$10-20 combinedFull-timeNoNoNo
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HermansBarista20172017$10/hr$20 cashPart-timeNoNoNo
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High PointBarista20102017$8.50/hr$50Full-time
Health insurance (low quality)
Medicaid
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High Point CafeBarista2018Currently working
$9.50/hr (started at $9)
$30-60 cashPart-time
Health care was cut
BurnedMedicaid, EBT
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High Point CafeBarista20172018
$11/hr (started at $9)
$25-60Part-timeNoBurns, joint painNo
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Hive (f.k.a. Benna's West)
Barista20172018$8/hr
$45-80 (less during closing shifts)
Part-timeNoMinor cutsYes
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Hungry PigeonBarista2018Currently working
$8.50 (started at $7.25)
$10-35 cash, $40-100 credit
Full-time
PTO, health care
NoNo
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ICI Macarons & Cafe
Barista20182019
$10/hr (started at $9.50)
$25Full-timeNoBack painNo
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Java CityBarista20182019$15/hr$0Full-timeFull benefitsNoNo
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Jezabel's Cafe
Barista/Shift lead
20162017
$10.50 (started at $10)
$15Part-timeNoMinor burns
Qualified, didn't receive
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Jezabel's Cafe
Barista/FOH Associate
20192019
$9.25/hr (started at $9)
$5 cash, $15 cardPart-timeN/AWrist injury
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Jezabel's CafeBarista20172018$9.50/hr$20 combinedPart-timeNoNoNo
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Jezabel's CafeBarista20182018$9/hr$10 combinedPart-timeNo
Sprained arms & bruised legs from falling down steps, cuts and burns from coffee/food prep
No
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Jittery Joe's
Assistant Manager
2013Currently working
$9.25/hr (started at $7)
$80 combinedFull-timeNoNoNo
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JoeBarista2017Currently working
$12/hr (started at $9.50)
$50Part-time
Healthcare & dental available at 25+ hrs/week
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Joe
General Manager
2017Currently working
$11.50/hr (started at $10)
$40-50 combinedPart-time
Health, vision, dental at 25 hrs
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Joe
General Manager
2018Currently working$50,500/yrNone (Salaried)Full-time
PTO, health care
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JoeBarista20162017$10/hr$30Part-time
No part-time benefits
Burns, cuts, physically assaulted by customer (mentally ill person, not fault of employer)
No
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Joe
Barista/Educator
2014Currently working
$14/hr (started at $10.50)
$50 combinedFull-timeHealth care
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Joe
Barista/Shift Manager
20132018
$13.25/hr (started at $9)
$40Full-time
Health care (at 25 hrs)
N/AIneligible
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Joe Coffee
Store Manager (previously Barista, then Asst Manager)
20142018
$40k/yr (started at $9.50/hr)
$25 as BaristaFull-timeHealth care
3rd degree burn, accident report not filled until following day
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Joe CoffeeBarista2018Currently working
$11/hr (started at $10)
$30-40Full-timeHealth care
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KonditoriBarista20172017
$7.25 (minimum wage, employee quit after they weren't paid what was due in a timely manner)
Tips were not dispersed to employees
Full-timeNoNoYes
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La ColombeBarista20172019$9.75/hr
$70 combined cash and card
Part-time (some full-time weeks)
NoneTendinitis in shoulder
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La ColombeBarista2017Currently working$9.25/hrPart-timeNoneNo
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La ColombeBarista2016Currently working$10.00/hrPart-time
Paid sick time, 401k matching, health insurance
No
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La ColombeBarista20182019$9.00/hrPart-timeNone
Minor burns, wrist tendinitis, nothing severe or documented
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La ColombeBarista20172019$9.50/hr
$8-20 cash, $40-50 card
Part-timeNoneNoNo
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La ColombeBarista20152018
$11/hr (started at $9)
$60Full-timeNoNoFood stamps
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La ColombeLead Barista2015Currently working
$12/hr (started at $8.75)
$70 combinedFull-time
Health care, Commuter pretax, 401k
NoNo
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La ColombeBarista2019Currently working$9/hr
$10-20 cash, $40-70 card
Part-timeNoBurns, back painFood stamps
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La ColombeBarista20152017
$9.75/hr (started at $8.50)
$45-70 combinedPart-timeNo
Wrist injury, minor burns
No