“The Truth About Tipping: A Compilation of the Best Insights”

In a recent move, the Chicago City Council decided to eliminate the city’s tipped minimum wage, following a trend that may soon spread statewide in Illinois. The Illinois House’s Labor and Commerce Committee has also taken steps to remove the tipped minimum wage across the state, although there are challenges ahead for this legislation.

The impact of tipping on workers, customers, and businesses will be the focus of a discussion on the 21st, shedding light on this often controversial topic.

The panel of experts joining the discussion includes Laurens Debo, Professor of Operations Management at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College; Rachel Wolfe, a Reporter covering consumer trends for the Wall Street Journal; Saru Jayaraman, President of One Fair Wage and Director of the Food Labor Research Center at UC Berkeley; and Augustus Wood, Assistant Professor in the Labor Education Program at the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

This insightful conversation, originally aired on December 18, 2023, promises to provide valuable insights into the complex world of tipping and its far-reaching effects.