A few days before they compete for the same Emmy award in Los Angeles, actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin were in Ann Arbor trying to raise awareness and support for an upcoming ballot initiative. It would gradually raise the minimum wage and phase out the two-tiered salary of workers who earn tips.
Both women have ties to the state. Their visit was organized by Restaurant Opportunities Centers United.
89.1 WEMU'S Lisa Barry sat down with the two co-stars at an Ann Arbor restaurant and talked before their free appearance on the University of Michigan campus.