Myth: ROC doesn’t want to eliminate tipping

Fact: ROC has described eliminating the tip credit as the first step in “getting to no tips.” ROC founder Saru Jayaraman has variously said that “this system of tipping needs to go” and even authored an article in the New York Times titled “Why Tipping is Wrong.” More recently, a ROC spokeperson spoke critically of tipped employees who want to earn more and “[chase] the highest tips.”