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/kuribosshoe0 Jan 15 '22 Silver Helpful

American tipping culture just shifts responsibility from employer to customer. The employer is responsible for paying you, that’s where the problem lies.

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u/RayFinkle1984 Jan 15 '22

Subsidized wages. Kind of like how many of Walmart’s employees collect food stamps or use Medicaid. We subsidize their shit wages with our taxes. WE foot the bill yet again.

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u/aerowtf Jan 15 '22

trickle up economics