Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to banish tips. The governor has argued workers who rely on tips have a harder time coming forward with concerns, and consequently are more vulnerable to exploitation and harassment. But restaurant, car wash, and nail salon trade groups say the tipped credit is critical to their survival.
We discuss it with our guests:
- Art Rogers, James Beard-nominated chef and owner of Lento
- Christina DiPilato, server at Rocco
- Samantha Pompili, general manager of a local tavern