Should Tipping Be Abolished?

Should Tipping Be Abolished? National Center for Policy Analysis. Richard McKenzie. March 26, 2016.

The practice of tipping restaurant servers and bartenders is under attack. Some academics and pundits want to abolish tipping and replace the practice with a higher minimum hourly wage or a so-called “living wage,” generally described as the wage rate required to lift the living standards of a household or family with only one worker above the poverty line. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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