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/bizzaro321 Jan 15 '22

Nope, it’s just a fact that people have to tip until the system changes, and fucking over your server isn’t going to fix things.


u/Hoopduck Jan 15 '22

So much wrong with your statement. You can choose not to participate in it. You can choose to fight back against unfair labor practices. Saying, "we have to continue participating in this bullshit" isn't doing or changing anything. All that accomplishes is keeping things exactly where they are now. Wage theft + customer shaming = exactly what you've been conditioned to do.


u/sortaangrypeanut Jan 15 '22

Not tipping your waiter isn't "fighting back". Do you think that bosses care about whether or not their workers get tipped? The only person that not tipping hurts, IN OUR CURRENT SYSTEM, is the waiter. All you're doing by not tipping in some strange act of rebellion, is screwing the workers chances at paying rent. If we want to change the system, it's up to the waitresses to unionize and fight back, not up to the customer to think they're doing something.


u/Hoopduck Jan 15 '22

Read my above comments. I already made my stance clear when I spoke about organizing, striking, and stopping the perpetuation of wage theft. Action = change.


u/bizzaro321 Jan 15 '22

Eating out in America perpetuates wage theft


u/5LaLa Jan 15 '22

Have a poor award 🥇