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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Tue Dec 26, 2017, 09:19 AM

5. I agree with you about paying a living wage

Every full time job should earn better than a poverty wage and provide benefits for the workers. The pittance allowed to be paid to wait staff is disgusting and should be increased to at least minimum wage.

My husband and I tip at least 20 percent when we eat out. That is for minimum basic service. If the service is better than average or if the meal is at a cheaper location, we tip a higher percent. For instance, at a fancy restaurant, for excellent service on a $50 meal, we'll tip 25-30%. At Waffle House for excellent service on a $15 breakfast we'll tip 50%

I disagree with my husband, though - he prefers to add the tip to the charge when he pays using a credit card. I prefer to tip in cash since that allows the wait person to better keep their tips and gives the management less chance to claim a part of them.

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