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Restaurant bans tips for wait staff

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A popular New York City sushi restaurant is taking the guess work out of tipping: you simply don't have to.

Sushi Yasuda banned tips from customers, to keep with Japanese tradition.

The restaurant states the new policy on the bottom of receipts.

Instead of tips, the restaurant's wait staff is paid a salary, and they receive paid vacation and sick days.

The policy change did force the owners to raise a few prices on the menu to cover the costs.

And don't try to leave a little something extra, they won't allow it.

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