I have nothing against tipping if it is considered a monetary evaluation of the service received, left completely at the customer’s discretion. Unfortunately, the tip is becoming the substitution, not the supplement, to the server's salary.
Cheque, please: The question is how the minimum wage legislation will impact this legalized abuse by some restaurateurs of waitresses, waiters, and the customers, writes Angelo Persichilli.
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TORONTO—There’s a lot of talk these days about the increase of the minimum wage to $15 an hour. This legislation will affect all industries, but we’re mainly focusing on the restaurant industry.
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The prime minister said construction on the pipeline is scheduled to begin this summer. He was less clear about whether more pipelines will be needed, or how the government will recover the cost of the Trans Mountain.
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The risk for Andrew Scheer is that the Liberals will try to connect Doug Ford to Andrew Scheer and then try to connect that to hidden agenda, that’s not flattering to Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives,’ says Nik Nanos.