Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Calculating the correct tipping scale for your doorman and building staff may not be as simple as tipping your waiter or hairdresser...

NYC doorman
Happy Holidays!

In recent years, New Yorkers fortunate enough to indulge worries over domestic compensation have been besieged with more and more advice and debate every December — from newspapers, magazines, parenting blogs, real estate blogs, on how much to tip the people who take care of our children, open our doors, adjust our radiators, park our Priuses. And yet there is little to suggest that this mountain of charts and bullet points has eased the tension. What economists cite as the vexing information asymmetries central to these transactions appear to have been rectified hardly at all.
Read the Full story here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/25/nyregion/did-you-give-the-doorman-enough.html?ref=realestate

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