Harrods restaurants keep up to 75% of waiters’ tips, claims union

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  • Petros Elias, general secretary of the UVW union, said: “The lack of transparency in the system gives Harrods huge power over its staff.
  • Harrods currently operates a “tronc” system, which means that the 12.5 per cent service charge is distributed equally among all catering staff, and paid monthly.
  • Harrods reported record profits in 2016 for the seventh year in a row, up from £141.5m to £168m.
  • Harrods restaurants keep up to 75% of waiters’ tips, claims union
  • After UVW members threatened unofficial industrial action during the busy sales period, Harrods circulated a letter to staff on 22 December.

The union representing catering staff at Harrods’ on-site restaurants and cafes claims its owners retain up to 75 per cent of the service charge paid by diners. The United Voices of the World (UVW) union said it had seen internal figures indicating that Harrods’ restaurants turned over a net profit of £26m in 2015, and that the store is depriving each of its 483 catering staff of up to £5,000 a year. Harrods reported record profits in 2016 for the seventh year in a row, up from £141.5m to £168m.
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THMiners Release 2 New CryptoCurrency Miners

  • Per the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Morales was told by the NCAA before the 2016 season that he could come back in 2017 if he wanted.
  • Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow, playing for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall league, suffered an apparent leg injury during a game on Monday afternoon, minor league photographer Bill Mitchell reports.
  • “We are absolutely thrilled to launch these two new cryptocurrency miners and make them available to people located all around the world,” said David Treeman, CEO of THMiners.
  • Tony Morales missed his first four seasons at Texas Tech due to injuries.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 14, 2016 / THMiners Inc. ( www.THMiners.com ) has officially launched two new, highly powerful miners for Bitcoin and Litecoin, two of the leading cryptocurrencies …
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