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Comment by shotsie on February 20, 2013 at 8:28am

It's great to hear  that Szeman is finally going to comply, but not so great to hear that patrons (I think) were coming in to support him not paying the servers more.  Yeesh...

About the Lottery scholarship - it probably needs to become more need-based, thangrade-based - I know lots of well-off families whose kids got their tuition paid for, then skipped to different states once they graduated. 

Comment by Granjero on February 20, 2013 at 8:30am

So... these new wages for servers means we don't need to tip anymore? 

Comment by Hunter on February 20, 2013 at 9:59am

So the lottery recipients who don't graduate, one of our genius lawmakers thinks the State is going to be able to recoup the money from them?  I mean, there's only five of those $90,000 PRC slots and I haven't heard that those proposed elected Regents will be paid positions.

Comment by Karmic Echo on February 20, 2013 at 10:31am

Granjero said: "So... these new wages for servers means we don't need to tip anymore?"

Yes, that's exactly what it means. (Shakes head.) Really, if you want to be that guy, by all means, make your point by screwing over your server.

Comment by once banned twice shy on February 20, 2013 at 1:48pm

That's right, Granjero.  $3.68 per hour is a whole buncha money--those servers don't need your tips!  Why, most servers probably work, what, 20 hours a week?  So they'd be hauling down a whole $73.60 a week before taxes, which is a screaming $295.60 a month!

Comment by once banned twice shy on February 20, 2013 at 1:49pm

Oh, and seriously?  The apartment complex dwellers can't think of ANYTHING to do with their trash other than throw it in the ditch behind the complex?  Definitely that's the laziest solution, but the only solution? 

Comment by Lahjik on February 20, 2013 at 4:55pm

I think the more appropriate question to ask would be:

"If these people were coming to support an employer breaking the law by underpaying his servers, then are they going to tip generously while they're there?"

I have my suspicions about it, but I'll let you ponder it amongst yourselves...

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