Harrods faces strikes and protests over ‘unfair’ tips policy
from Politics.co.uk, 23 December 2016: Harrods is facing demonstrations and possible strike action by staff over its tips policy, Politics.co.uk can reveal.
Workers at the high-end department store’s restaurants are involved in a dispute with bosses over the amount the company deducts from the service charge.
The United Voices of the World Union (UVW), which represents a number of the workers, says that Harrods takes an unspecified percentage of the tips left for waiters and staff by customers.
Staff say they have been left in the dark over the amount being deducted from the service charge because they do not receive a full breakdown of what they receive. They have complained to management over Harrods’ refusal to confirm in writing the percentage they take…
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