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The "extra profit, please" Jar

Today while I was paying for my overpriced gyro at Cafe 220 on University Ave in Palo Alto, I watched the owner of the restaurant dump out the tip jar and file the bills and change back into the cash register. He did it right in front of me.

Until today I had never considered the possibility that the individual workers never see any of the money from the tip jar... I feel guilty enough paying $8.95 for a burrito that contains about 10 cents worth of labor. But if I can't even tip employees because the restaurant keeps all the money?


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