Server Claims Those Unable To Tip 20% ‘Don’t Deserve To Eat Out’

A waiter has sparked discussion by expressing their vehement opinions on restaurant tipping.

The enduring debate over tipping has once again emerged, only this time, a server known as @mylasoasis_ on TikTok is voicing notably passionate— and somewhat divisive—opinions about customers’ tipping habits.

bartenders, as little as $2.13 per hour, provided the employees’ total earnings meet the minimum wage once tips are factored in, a concept known as the ‘tip credit’.

It’s not surprising that such situations fuel the creation of many TikTok videos discussing tipping.

Additionally, some dining establishments adopt ‘tip pools,’ a method where front-of-house staff share tips with kitchen staff, a practice legalized in 2020 by a new Department of Labor regulation.

However, this is only permissible if the restaurant pays every employee the full federal minimum wage and does not apply the tip credit.

However, considering the federal minimum wage has remained stagnant at $7.25 since July 2009, deeming it a ‘living wage’ seems quite unrealistic.

In conclusion, if you’re enjoying a meal out in the US, do remember to tip your server.

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