Ummm…before I dive in to my post, let me sound a warning! My opinion is simply what it is, an opinion…and it might be quite unpopular. Before you pick up stones to cast at me, please read to the end… If after that, you still feel I deserve a face full of tomatoes and eggs, please kindly stir me right with your thoughtful and informative advice. I’m just trying to understand something I’ve been musing over for years… Thanks!
I really don’t get the concept of giving tips to workers in the service industry, like waiters, drivers, delivery personnel, hairdressers etc. If you’ve been given a bill, surely payment of your bill should be enough to pay for the services rendered and compensate the service personnel too.
I think that the culture of tipping actually promotes the greed of establishments who underpay their staff! If they are working for tips and not a wage, then the employer has handed over the responsibility to pay fair wages to their workers to their customers, who are already paying a padded bill to the establishment.
I find it especially distasteful when the establishment is a very expensive resort, hotel or restaurant…
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