Compare your tipping habits with those of the overall public by visiting Tipping Point, the small town with a big-city feel.
While service quality is the main driver of Americans’ tipping decisions, about three-in-ten U.S. adults also cite workers’ pay before tips as a major factor they consider.
43% of U.S. adults say they have ever personally worked in a job where they received tips. Roughly six-in-ten (57%) have not had this experience.
72% of U.S. adults say tipping is expected in more places today than it was five years ago. But even as Americans say they’re being asked to tip more often, only about a third say it’s extremely or very easy to know whether (34%) or how much (33%) to tip for various services.
Asked to "imagine a better world online," experts hope for a ubiquitous – even immersive – digital environment that promotes fact-based knowledge, offers better defense of individuals’ rights, empowers diverse voices and provides tools for technology breakthroughs and collaborations to solve the world’s wicked problems.
There are racial and ethnic differences in who takes on gig platform jobs and the negative experiences some of these workers say they face.
A recent Center survey focused on gig platform work. Here is more information about how we crafted the survey and what we learned from it.
Some 16% of Americans have ever earned money from an online gig platform. While most gig platform workers say they have had a positive experience with these jobs, some report facing on-the-job troubles like being treated rudely or sexually harassed.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Despite some broad federal guidelines, claimants still face a hodgepodge of different state rules governing how they can qualify for benefits.