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Union campaigns on tips 'abuse'

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Jacques Roux
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Apr 18 2008 11:36
Union campaigns on tips 'abuse'
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The largest union in the UK, Unite, has launched a campaign to stop restaurants abusing the tips paid to staff.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7353613.stm

ftony
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Apr 18 2008 12:22

clever way in to begin organising in the restaurant sector. fairly small but, an immediate goal for workers to gain.

Mike Harman
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Apr 18 2008 21:06

Also clever in that it's a consumer issue whether your tip is actually a tip or just a surcharge, so potentially very popular.