I was expected to tip for an ice cream cone. It was ridiculous
I have never seen anything like it as a patron or staff.
When Your Florist Is Asking for Tips, Something's Gotta Give
Do I really need to tip on a purchase at a florist? If so, how much? And will these workers even get this money if I do?
What America gets wrong about tipping
Visiting Europeans are often appalled by U.S. service workers' reliance on generous tips to make a living—are they right?
Donald Trump Jr. touts working minimum wage jobs, getting tipped
"They've never actually had that hustle," the former president's eldest son said about members of Congress.
Automated McDonald's drive-thru sparks debate over minimum wage raise
A video of the automated McDonald's in Fort Worth, Texas, went viral on Thursday. The test store does not require human interaction to order a meal.
From medical advances to Disney magic, 23 things to look forward to in 2023
Newsweek's annual round-up of the events, innovations, products and developments that will inform, inspire and delight us in the New Year.
Restaurant Owner Faces Backlash for Receipt 'Propaganda' About 'Surcharge'
"Why not just raise prices a tad? Oh wait to villainize the workers," one Twitter user wrote about the situation.
Worker Sparks Debate Over Letting Customers Steal: 'That's on Minimum Wage'
"Why am I gonna put my life on the line for my $11 an hour?" one user asked.
Fury As Manager Fires Employee After Spotting Job Application in Her Purse
Reddit users advised the woman to report her former boss to the Department of Labor and contact an employment attorney asap.
Employee Praised for Turning Down Job Paying 'Below Livable Wage'
"Thank you to each and every one of you for telling employers why the pay is too low, so they understand the disconnect," one user commented.
Mom Backed for Shoplifting Daughter's Birthday Present: 'Sucks Being Poor'
The OP says that she has a minimum wage job and makes too much to qualify for federal help, but not enough to live on—especially after her rent was raised $200.
Worker Says He Quit Medical Field to Double Salary Serving Tables
"At my last straw I was working full time, no days off with the wife, and no money (literally) after scraping by with what I needed for rent," said the worker.
Post Slammed for 'Begging' Teens to Get 'Real Jobs': 'Will Never Learn'
"When you were a kid a new truck was $7k and a house was $40k, of course you would have loved 15/hr," one top-voted comment said.
Tenants Being Forced To Show References but 'Landlords Don't' Questioned
"Money is our caste system," one Redditor said in response to a post on whether it's fair that tenants have to provide references but landlords don't.
'Start a Union': Manager's 'Incredibly Illegal' Late Policy Sparks Outrage
"Do you want to lose employees because that's how you lose employees," one user commented about the situation.
European Rips Apart American Job Offer: 'Terms You Offer Are Insulting'
"You guys have been gaslit about what workers deserve for so long," one commenter said about the offer.
A Gallon of Gas Now Costs More Than the Federal Minimum Wage
A photo shared on social media shows a Mobil station in Los Angeles offering regular gasoline for $7.29 a gallon.
Disabled Workers Earned 26 Percent Less Than Non-Disabled in 2020: Report
Researchers said the statistic doesn't include the workers with disabilities working for pay below the federal minimum wage.
Chili's Server Says Company 'Steals' From Workers, Customers in Viral Clip
"Instead of paying these food runners an hourly wage, they're paying them $2.13 per hour, and their tips are coming out of my tips," the server vented.
Minimum Wage Workers Spend Nearly Hour of Pay on Gas Just Getting to Work
In some states, costs are offset by higher minimum wages or steady gas prices, but for workers in places like Idaho, commuting has its own price tag.
Uber, Lyft to Bear Brunt of Record-High Gas Prices, Labor Expert Predicts
Jobs With Justice's Adam Shah told Newsweek that ride-sharing apps will need to realize that their drivers might leave if gas costs aren't reimbursed.
Restaurant Owes Employees More Than $118K After Only Paying Tips
An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor confirmed that 10 employees were not paid wages or overtime and were forced to live off tips.
Struggling Worker on Verge of Food Stamps With College Degree Sparks Debate
"The employment system is broken, the education system is broken, our values and culture are broken," a Redditor commented.
Man Claims His Teen Makes More Than Teacher Wife With Master's
"We don't value teachers in this country, simple as that," a commenter remarked about the teaching profession.
Why Better Wages for Workers Are Better for Big Business, Too
Workers across industries, from coffee shops to newsrooms to manufacturing plants, are rising up and demanding better treatment, safer conditions, and – yes – higher wages.
Despite Big Raises, Typical Worker Lost Money in 2021 As Inflation Soared
Americans got hefty raises last year, but those fatter paychecks failed to keep the typical worker afloat as consumer prices soared.
Which States Aren't Budging on Minimum Wage as Half the Country Bumps Up
By 2022, California will pay minimum wage workers $15 an hour—more than double the pay of their counterparts in 20 other states.
Internet Backs Redditor Who Bombed Job Interview by Requesting $15/hour
Reddit users slammed an employer who berated an interviewee for their pay expectations.
Viral TikTok Slams KFC for Touting $11 Per Hour Supervisor Job
Commenters suggested that the low pay was the reason the restaurant did not "have employees" and "why everyone is fed up working in fast food."
Here's Who May Get Raises When Federal Contractors Start Paying $15 an Hour
The Department of Labor estimates half of the workers who will see a pay increase are women, 25 percent are Hispanic and 15 percent are Black.