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(via New York Sushi Restaurant Eliminates Tipping Because It Pays Waiters A Salary With Benefits | ThinkProgress)
"Most restaurants use tips as an excuse to pay their servers less, even though surveys find employers often duck the federal requirement that only allows them to pay below minimum wage if tips make up the difference. As a result, servers’ poverty rate is nearly triple that of the entire workforce. They are also almost twice as likely to rely on food stamps than the general population.”

(via New York Sushi Restaurant Eliminates Tipping Because It Pays Waiters A Salary With Benefits | ThinkProgress)

"Most restaurants use tips as an excuse to pay their servers less, even though surveys find employers often duck the federal requirement that only allows them to pay below minimum wage if tips make up the difference. As a result, servers’ poverty rate is nearly triple that of the entire workforce. They are also almost twice as likely to rely on food stamps than the general population.”