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  •  I Wonder if They Get to Keep 100% (1+ / 0-)
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    BOHICA

    of their tips.  My mom worked in a restaurant that paid minimum wage to servers, but all their tips went in a jar and the table busers, chefs, and servers split it all equally.

    •  They split the tips (2+ / 0-)
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      TooFolkGR, allergywoman

      Because they had no assigned "station" and only 4 working at a time. Everybody did waiting, bussing, dish washing, etc. And were treated like family. On a good day the tips could be up to $150-$200.

      Desiderius Erasmus, once said: "War is delightful to those who have no experience in it".

      by BOHICA on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 07:08:37 PM PST

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