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The Tipping Point: NYC Restaurants Face Lawsuit Over Automatic Gratuities Added to Receipts

//The Tipping Point: NYC Restaurants Face Lawsuit Over Automatic Gratuities Added to Receipts

The Tipping Point: NYC Restaurants Face Lawsuit Over Automatic Gratuities Added to Receipts

By David Mittleman

Big Chain Restaurants in NYC Duping Diners?

Going to your favorite restaurant may be more costly than it used to be, but not because of rising food costs.  Some restaurants in New York City are facing a class action lawsuit for including an “automatic gratuity” line on customer receipts, in addition to another blank line for an optional tip.  New York City law states that an automatic gratuity cannot be included unless a dining group consists of 8 or more people.  However, some of the restaurants that have included the automatic gratuity on customer receipts say that the …read more

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