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Proving they are for the quiet Australian, the coalition government slashed penalty rates on Sunday in July 2019, allowing business owners to pay their staff less and affecting Australia’s 770,300 hospitality workers or the equivalent of x20 mining industries.
One cafe that disagrees with this practice is Betoota’s brunch, The Butter Hole, which prefers its employees to be paid under a system that honors old-fashioned wage theft.
Now, the French Quarter institution is making sure its criminal activity pays dividends by passing the savings on to you with inexpensive brunch options to suit all palettes.
“I’ll get the $6 bacon and the egg roll, thanks,” one regular told his waiter who would probably eat boiled rice for dinner again.
“This place is the best!”
After the cafe made the decision to stop paying a fair amount to its employees, many regulars feared that their pretentious but kind waiters would turn into pretentious waiters.
According to witness reports this doesn’t seem to have happened as the waiters are now more polite as they really need the tips and on top of that have only an ounce of self esteem to be bothered to act pretentious .