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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