Effective December 31, 2015, the minimum wage in New York increases to $9 per hour. The tipped minimum wage increases to $7.50 per hour for front of the house restaurant workers, including waiters, waitresses, bussers, runners, valets, and coat checkers.
As lawmakers revealed a spending bill to keep the government running, they also took the time to weigh in on school lunch, GM salmon, calorie postings on menus and meat labels.
Imported from Europe, the custom of leaving gratuities began spreading in the U.S. post-Civil War. It was loathed as a master-serf custom that degraded America’s democratic, anti-aristocratic ethic.
Danny Meyer recently announced that he would begin phasing tipping out of all thirteen of his restaurants in New York City. This has become a hot button issueÂ that is increasingly front and center …
To tip or not to tip? Now, rising minimum wages and moves by high-profile chefs are putting the future of the tip line in jeopardy.
The New York Daily News has reported that Patsy’s Italian Restaurant, an iconic New York City Italian restaurant frequented by Frank Sinatra and other celebrities