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New Year = Higher Pay for New York Restaurant Workers | New York Restaurant Worker Rights – Wages, Training & more WaiterPay.com
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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.

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Follow The Money: Congress Uses Budget Bill To Rewrite Food Policies
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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.

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Danny Meyers Gramercy Tavern Accused Of Tip Theft Violations | New York Restaurant Worker Rights – Wages, Training & more WaiterPay.com
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Tip Sharing with Expediters Costs Red Robin $1.3 Million Settlement | New York Restaurant Worker Rights – Wages, Training & more WaiterPay.com
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When Tipping Was Considered Deeply Un-American
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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.

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Uno Pizzeria Charged with Time-Shaving Scheme and Wage Theft | New York Restaurant Worker Rights – Wages, Training & more WaiterPay.com
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Hospitality Included: Should your service business move past tipping?
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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 issue that is increasingly front and center …

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Some restaurants abolish tipping — will more follow suit?
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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.

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Workers Allegedly Cheated Out of Overtime and Tips at Sinatra’€™s Favorite Restaurant | WaiterPay.com
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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

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