New D.C. Bar Says No To Tipping, Will Pay Workers At Least $15/hr Instead!
Credit: JuhaOnTheRoad
March 17, 2014

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

Bill Perry, owner of The Public Option pub that is set to open in Washington D.C. by late summer or early fall, will ban customers from tipping and instead pay employees a livable wage, according to the Washington City Paper.

Perry plans to pay his workers at least $15 an hour and donate any tips customers may leave to charity. Perry told Washington City Paper that he understands this new way to pay may fail, but he is willing to try it because he and his business partners are “uncomfortable with the dynamic that is created by tipping”.

Perry is not the first owner in the industry to try thi...

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