"Other Duties as Required" Maxes Out Overworked Waitress

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Sidework in Florida

An overworked waitress in Florida is wondering which additional tasks she can be required to do. It seems her employer has cut bus staff and has no hostess. Her "waitress" job duties now include:

* clear tables
* scrape and stack dishes in kitchen
* clean table (and I assume set the table for the next seating)
* seat customers
* take payment.

She doesn't mention answering the telephone, but I wonder who is doing that...?

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