This week we have been discussing minimum wage and tipping policies in the restaurant industry. Today, a bird-lovin’ Disher sends a link to a story in today’s The Independent detailing the scandal raging through the restaurant business in England. Yikes, here’s a clip:
“Meanwhile, a former minister disclosed the Government did a secret deal with restaurateurs so they could pay their staff less than the national minimum wage and make up the difference through customer service charges.”
That could never happen here. Could it?