I was buying my wife a massage and facial for her birthday this past week.The clerk doesn't care.
Not following company policy can get you fired.
Company can be worried about the police.
It's like some clerk asking for id to sell cigarettes.
They're just trying to do their job, and not get fined.
Indiana ATC came in one time with a teenager that looked like a 30 year old.
With a woman that was in her 30s.
Bartender didn't want to card the 'man', and embarrass him in front of his date.
Then the bartender caught a fine, and the establishment caught a fine.
The chick on the phone had to go ask the manager if I was allowed to pay for it.
“Because of HIPAA…”
Which is a stupid reason. I didn’t complain or anything, but she said “I just have to check so I don’t get fired.”