Tipping, Tip Pooling, and New Regulations



Definitely concerning that businesses are not mandated to actually distribute the tips to staff.


I have a lot to say about this but frankly, I can barely type at the moment due to my head being just about ready to explode!


Maybe we can finally, as a culture, get rid of our archaic and insane tipping culture. Wishful thinking I know.


The supposed purpose of this is to allow service businesses to more equitably pool and distribute tips: ie- let back of house share in tips. Somehow they seem to trust that employers will actually DO that, and don’t seem to care that front of house incomes would drop precipitously. :roll_eyes:


The proposed regulations did not make it into the budget that wad signed last week: