r/antiwork Jan 14 '22

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

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u/Shruikathemonk Jan 14 '22

American tipping culture is a cancer.


u/PattyIce32 Jan 15 '22

It only works when things are going well. Times of struggle its borderline indentured servitude level pay


u/[deleted] Jan 15 '22

Times of struggle its borderline indentured servitude level pay

And that's how you know the machine is oiled well. Make sure people are so focused on whether or not they'll have enough money to live or eat so they won't look at all of the obvious, glaring fuckery being done around (and to) us.


u/meltedbananas Jan 15 '22

Please master, let me try harder


u/[deleted] Jan 15 '22 edited Jan 15 '22

Best I can do is 60 hours a week with no PTO.

But the best part? Were not just coworkers here, we're family.


u/Birdman_a15 Jan 15 '22

And family shares. So give up 10% of your tips to the bartender.


u/Chance-Ad-9111 Jan 15 '22

Always tipped bar separately!


u/Adventurous_Dust_478 Jan 16 '22

Your server still probably had to hand over a percent of their tips to the bar anyway since most don't tip separately


u/Chance-Ad-9111 Jan 16 '22

All the people I have seen in places do.