r/antiwork Jan 14 '22 Silver 5 Helpful 16 Wholesome 10

So sorry, I'm broke so I can only pay you $77 for my food. You were great though.

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u/matchak7 Jan 14 '22

Tips are stupid

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u/DizzyPomegranate13 Jan 15 '22 edited Jan 15 '22 Helpful

Tips are fine when they are optional.

Over here in Europe, there is no pressure to tip. You give it if you received good service, that’s it. In the US, tipping is mandatory no matter what based on a bizarre social stigma, which like you said is very stupid.

They should just be paid properly for doing their job instead of relying on tips to survive.

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u/matchak7 Jan 15 '22

Yeah but when a place pays them 3 bucks a hour and says that the customer will cover the rest with tips is bullshit

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u/-SmashingSunflowers- Jan 15 '22

Legally the boss is required to pay them the full minimum wage if tips don't compensate the rest.