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/Stoned-Antlers Jan 15 '22

Tipping culture won’t be the first thing to change here..a living wage right now in the US isn’t a living wage. Thats why it sounds so crazy for yall to be calling for a pay decrease. US. restaurants can’t pay an actual living wage..hell most restaurants struggle to stay open. Of course waiters deserve better but this won’t be on the docket anytime soon.

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u/oxwearingsocks Jan 15 '22

It certainly won’t be when there are workers like you against the concept of it. If restaurants around the globe can manage to survive and thrive without tipping, I’m sure in the distant future when the US becomes a first world country, they will too. Good luck to you.