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COVID-19 has veteran bartenders and servers thinking about career moves

Jan 29, 2021
Making drinks and waiting tables used to be fallback occupations for many young people. The coronavirus is changing that.
Some bartenders and servers are wondering whether the risk is worth the reward.
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With tips down, some restaurants have raised wages for servers. Will it last?

Jul 13, 2020
“A lot of workers are saying no, I refuse to go back and put my health at risk and my family's health at risk for $2, $3 or $4 an hour.”
With business slow at most restaurants, some are raising wages to incentivize staff to come back.
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Your restaurant tips may not go to your server under proposed rule change

Dec 6, 2017
The Department of Labor has proposed changes to Obama-era rules about tipping. The changes would let employers pool tip money from workers who earn at least minimum wage and share it with non-tipped workers or use it to “make capital improvements, lower prices, or hire additional workers.” The public comment period is remarkably short, with […]

Will data-sharing agreement affect tech industry?

Jan 29, 2016
Just because they parked it in your spot doesn't necessarily make it yours.

Why we tip more than we used to

Oct 8, 2014
Americans leave bigger tips than in the past and it could be all about appearance.

Who will own the internet?

Dec 17, 2013
Tech companies are taking ownership -- and control -- of everything from the cloud to dark fiber.

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