Indiana brewery removes tips, raises employee wages and provides benefits

Bob Sirott

A pint of beer is served at The Great British Beer Festival on August 1, 2006 in London. The Great British Beer Festival runs from August 1-5, 2006 at London’s Earl’s Court and will serve up to 500 different types of real ale, cider and bottled beers. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Host Lisa Dent, who filled in for Bob Sirott, was joined by Kurtis Cummings, president and founder of Switchyard Brewing Company in Bloomington, Indiana. Kurtis shares the reasoning behind why Switchyard doesn’t allow tips and how they try help employees with higher wages and benefits.

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