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Restaurant owners shouldn't get a cut of tips (opinion)

Copyright: Canada.com

June 13, 2012

Do you ever wonder where your tip money goes? To the waiter? The busboy? Maybe you don't think about it, but if it's just lining the pockets of the owner, then I care. An Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament says that's exactly what happens in some cases, which is why on Monday Michael Prue introduced a private member's bill that makes changes to the province's Employment Standards Act, banning owners and managers from taking a cut from the waiters' tips. It would still be up to restaurants to decide how ...

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