While suffering heavy critique from customers and social critics alike, the institutional persistence of gratuities
demands an explanation.
In a typical federal corruption case, honest services fraud will now be easier to charge and prove than bribery or gratuities
, will apply to a wider range of conduct, and will carry a greater potential penalty.
While these policies are steeped in tradition, a more stringent one on the acceptance of gratuities
can prevent agencies from finding themselves negatively portrayed on the front page of the local newspaper.
This conception entails that it is ethically wrong for a person to intentionally offer the police gratuities
in order to get either enhanced service in the form of their increased presence or a pass on minor violations that might otherwise be enforced, such as not ticketing the double-parked customers of the store that routinely offers the gratuity.
Also, the FAR Gratuities
Clause, found in most contracts and solicitations, allows contract termination if a contractor offered or gave a gratuity intending to obtain favorable treatment.
And absolutely no tipping is allowed, since gratuities
are already factored into the price.
It won't decline government gratuities
, such as use of public land, giveaways of surplus government supplies like ammunition and camping gear, and any other federal bequests.
He released special funds to state governments to pay workers' salary arrears and gratuities
of pensioners in form of bailout.'
"Today, (Tuesday) I met the undersecretary at the Ministry of Health and apprised him of the perspective of nurses and paramedics on the issue of their gratuities
. He assured me that he will review the various cases and make a decision based upon the laws and regulations applicable in Oman," Indra Mani Pandey, the Indian ambassador to Oman, told Times of Oman.
Because expats tend to stay longer in the UAE and salaries are increasing at higher end of expectations so gratuities
are getting bigger and bigger" said Cox.
It allows companies to plan for gratuities
in a scheme that adds value for both company and individual.