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Tensions Over Tipping Restaurant Workers

Deciding how much to tip your waiter can be a source of confusion and even anxiety. Is the tip meant to convey appreciation for good service, or are you helping pay the waiter a living wage? D.C. decided last week not to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers, but tensions remain between some restaurant workers and owners. We learn how the current system works and explore the debate over the role of tips in the restaurant world.

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