Brooklyn's economy is heating up. But its poverty rate is high.
Starbucks will soon let customers leave tips with its mobile payment app, which begs the question—how often do people tip their baristas?The coffee chain says the mobile tipping option, which it announced more than a year ago, will be available on its updated app for Apple iPhones starting March 19.
Transferring money to another person is now easier than ever with digital payment systems. The Emily Post Institute, named after the legendary advice columnist, says customers aren't under any obligation to tip baristas, unlike the way social norms dictate one should tip a restaurant waiter.
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(Reuters) - The United Auto Workers on Wednesday sharply criticized and vowed to appeal a U.S. agency's decision to let anti-UAW Volkswagen workers defend the results of an election that the union lost last month at a Tennessee VW plant.