Restaurants Are Trying to Fix a Broken System by Banning Tips
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1055 , Segment 2
Episode: Census Question, Perfectly Human, Tipping Culture
- Apr 23, 2019 10:00 pm
- 16:44 mins
Guest: Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United), Director of the Food Labor Research Center, University of California, Berkeley, Author of “Forked: A New Standard for American Dining” Here in the US, diners are expected to tip their server at a sit-down restaurant. But if you’ve travelled abroad, you know that’s not really true in most other places. And there’s a movement here in America to get rid of tipping, too. Some say it’s unfair to other workers at the restaurant, or that it encourages discrimination or that it’s just antiquated.