Like any other job, being a server comes with its share of shittiness. Working all day on your feet is exhausting, patrons can be dicks, and you have to work really, really hard to earl that $2.13 an hour plus tips.
Mark Graham "It's an infinite loop of pressure to tolerate whatever bullshit so that you can make money," says author and former Dallas server Merritt Tierce.
And on top of all of the usual stresses, a new report shows, women who wait tables in restaurants also have to deal with a significant amount of sexual harassment -- especially if their income is mostly tip-based. It's a problem Dallas servers say is plenty prevalent in area restaurants.More »