The pandemic should permanently change how we tip
Last spring, when most of the country was under lockdown, essential workers were celebrated as American heroes. They were applauded for risking their lives to take care of others and to keep the economy running. This attention was eagerly extended to those in food service jobs that are traditionally overlooked and underappreciated. Under quarantine, the thinking went, people could no longer take for granted the fast food workers, kitchen staff, and delivery drivers who help transport food and other necessities to their doorsteps. Customers were encouraged to generously tip these workers — at minimum 20 percent, and even more if they were able...
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RSK: This is a tough call these days. For me please don`t tell me how much to tip but I normally leave 20% if the service was good. But now, with some wait staff and back end of the house making $20/hour is the tip to be a set number? Good service deserves a good tip but people are also being paid well these days because of the labor shortage in the restaurant and hospitality business...



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