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Tipping today: The pros and cons of the post-tip jar world

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Tedra Meyer
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Vermont Public
Technology has made tipping easier—and also more stressful for some customers.

One cup of coffee, and you're facing a hard question: 20, 25 or 30 percent? A takeout order that used to seem affordable is now the same as a dine-in experience. It seems like we're reaching a tipping point with tipping.

This hour, we're discussing all the nuances of tipping etiquette and how we got here. We'll also look at the latest on the antitipping movement, and what a future without tips would look like.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 at noon.

Have questions, comments or tips? Send us a message or tweet us @vermontedition.

Connor Cyrus joined Vermont Public as host and senior producer in March 2021. He was a morning reporter at WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island. A graduate of Lyndon State College (now Northern Vermont University), he started his reporting career as an intern at WPTZ, later working for WAGM in Presque Isle, Maine, and WCAX Channel 3, where he covered a broad range of stories from Vermont’s dairy industry to the nurses’ strikes at UVM Medical Center. He’s passionate about journalism’s ability to shed light on complex or difficult topics, as well as giving voice to underrepresented communities.
Tedra joined Vermont Public as a producer for Vermont Edition in January 2022. Before moving to Vermont, she was a journalist in New York City for 20 years. She has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University.