Tipping the foreman??

amysrqMay 25, 2012

I have searched for advice on tipping the foreman, but have only come up with "bring sandwiches" or advice not to tip the GC/owner. In this case, the time for sandwiches is over and the foreman is not the owner. I guess it goes without saying that the foreman is held in high esteem and some appreciation is in order. Any thoughts or experience? TIA

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I didn't give food to the crew, but at the end of the job we tipped the 3 main guys, who work for our GC, and were here 90% of the time. We gave them $500 each.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2012 at 10:29PM
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Thanks Chispa! That is good information. I was thinking along the lines of several hundred bucks for this job....a gift card to a restaurant didn't seem right.

Anyone else faced this decision?

    Bookmark   May 26, 2012 at 7:49AM
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cash is always nice, then they can spend it on
whatever they like.

nice of you to do this!

    Bookmark   May 26, 2012 at 12:51PM
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