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Post-Pandemic Tipping

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During quarantine, people confined to their homes made signs to thank health care workers for soldiering on. As the pandemic continued, the public began to expand its definition of “heroes,” to include bus drivers, store clerks, restaurant staff, and food delivery people—all the essential workers that are a central part of modern society. According to University of Pennsylvania, the average tip on delivery and takeout peaked during the shutdown. Now, while still higher than the pre-pandemic levels, a New York Times survey of restaurant goers in the Big Apple suggests tipping is on the decline. As the pandemic recedes—at least…

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Post-Pandemic Tipping

3 mins read

During quarantine, people confined to their homes made signs to thank health care workers for soldiering on. As the pandemic continued, the public began to expand its definition of “heroes,” to include bus drivers, store clerks, restaurant staff, and food delivery people—all the essential workers that are a central part of modern society. According to…