Tony Nelson Despite mimimum wage increases for all employees, some servers are not down with the idea of eliminating tipping.
Last week Hot Dish ran "Is It Time to Do Away With Tipping? Maybe." The story concerned Minnesota's recent minimum wage increase (it currently sits at $8 an hour but will increase incrementally until it reaches $9.50 in 2016). Governor Dayton has said he will not enact a "tip credit," which would allow bars and restaurants to pay tipped employees less than the new minimum wage if they make up the difference in tips.
So we took a stance. Maybe with the new minimum wage it's time to eliminate the custom of tipping? A server responds:More »