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Danny Meyer, owner of the Union Square Hospitality Group, has announced a plan to abolish tipping in all his restaurants in New York, which include such well-known eateries as Union Square Café and Gramercy Tavern. (They're well-known if you live in New York, anyway.)

Danny Meyer, tip-hater.
Danny Meyer, tip-hater.

Meyer's influence on restaurant policies is far-reaching, so this decision could have a huge impact on workers all over.

Sources: NBC News | Union Square Hospitality Group