The move to drop the analysis means workers, businesses, advocacy groups, and others who want to weigh in on the tip pool proposal will have to do so without seeing the government’s estimate first. The public notice-and-comment period for the proposal is set to end Feb. 5.
Note that Mario Batali (rightly) paid a $5m fine for doing in 2010 what the Republicans think should be legal in 2019.
Eater last week, before the data purge came out
That’s interesting, Americans are always the ones tipping in cash when they pay with a card or asking if I get all the tips when they’re using the machine.