On Christmas Eve, Santa will visit approximately 160 million children. Traveling at nearly 6,214 miles an hour, he will cover 19.3 million square miles. Along the way, he has to stop, drop off each of his 20 tons of presents,…
Traveling around the United States, you would see a minimum wage that varied from state to state and among different cities.
As New York’s hourly minimum wage started heading toward $15 while Pennsylvania’s remained at $7.25, some of the results were surprising.
Just like tipping wages vary from state to state, so too do arguments from servers, kitchen staff, and restaurant owners for keeping or eliminating them.
Although wage growth may be accelerating, a look at the U.S. and also at Amazon’s recent announcement reflects the disparities.
Sometimes surprising and usually unpredictable, the reasons we tip make the tipping wage a controversial paycheck minimum.