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Who do you tip, and how much? Why is it almost obligatory to tip people just for doing their job?


Why do we tip restaurant staff, porters, and cab drivers, but not train drivers, secretaries, receptionists, doctors, road sweepers, lawyers and musicians? They all provide a service, and on the whole, cab drivers earn more than secretaries and road sweepers. Do you tip the person who delivers your parcel, your boiler repairer or the AA? Isn't it time for employers to pay their staff sufficiently and abolish tipping altogether?

 

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