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/Cloberella Jan 15 '22

I get the sentiment, but is there a chance the employees are the ones preparing and packaging the sushi? Like at the sushi stations at Sprouts, Trader Joes, Hy-Vee, etc.? They have "Grab n' Go" prepackaged sushi, but the "cashier" at the kiosk prepares and packages the items in their downtime (you can also have them make requests fresh).

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u/flat6cyl Jan 15 '22

Even so, why would that be tipped?

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u/Cloberella Jan 15 '22

For making and preparing sushi? If she's being paid tipped wages and is preparing sushi by hand, I think that it's fairer to ask for a tip than if she's a cashier being paid cashier wages. Just because tipping culture sucks, doesn't mean you shouldn't tip people when there's no better alternative. Until things change, she can't pay her rent with your ideals.

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u/Terrible-Option-1603 Jan 15 '22

Even if there is a sushi prep employee doing the work, what are the chances this said tip would be given to her/himif the cashier is the one logged into the register? None.

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u/Cloberella Jan 15 '22

Fair, the tips probably get split evenly among everyone, that's how my local coffee shop handles it.