After settling two big lawsuits where drivers claimed Uber did not allow them to accept tips, Uber agreed to not get in the way of the practice any more. There was even speculation that Uber might start encouraging the act. Today, the on-demand ride app has answered that speculation with an unequivocal middle finger…
Tipping culture in the United States is a mess. In fact, it's perfectly legal for many employers to pay restaurant servers and bartenders less than minimum wage. There are just seven states where tipped and non-tipped employees have the same minimum wage.
Leaving the house? Yuck! The reason we have tablets and consoles and OLED TVs is so we can stay indoors. You'll still need to eat, though. And tipping the internet food delivery guy correctly could make the difference between sustenance and disaster.