I try my best to tip appropriately. But every worker should start at minimum wage and be allowed tips on top of that. Not this using tips to reach minimum wage, because some businesses are assholes and won’t make up the difference. Which is illegal, but difficult to prove.
1. First and foremost, if you are a person that doesn’t tip or — whatever this is supposed to mean — doesn’t “believe” in tipping (as though it were a figure in Greek mythology), you are not allowed to go to restaurants. You cannot afford to eat out, either financially or ethically, or both. Spare restaurant staff your presence.
2. Research exactly how much servers are paid in your state, and adjust your perception of the job accordingly. If you are still patronizing restaurants believing that these workers make minimum wage (and compare them to fast food workers who are
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