Old Feb 25, 16, 11:40 am
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Originally Posted by PALTravel View Post
The real question is, how much should you pay the server? If they're handling more than one table, they will/should receive money from every table. So maybe the minimum wage works as they'll receive it from all parties and thus make more than the minimum wage (on top of the minimum wage they are receiving from the restaurant).
Only seven states and territories require restaurants to pay full minimum wage regardless of the amount earned in tips. Wouldn't OP's proposal cause customers to subsidize most restaurant servers' wages even more than tipping arguably does?
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