Liquor Law Update -- May 2013

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In This Issue:

Employee Tip Pools: Dive In With Caution; Ahhh…Spring; and The Ska/Duclaw Trademark Dispute Over Euphoria, Trademark Lessons for the Craft Brewer

Excerpt from Employee Tip Pools: Dive In With Caution -

For those employers who employ “tipped employees,” i.e., employees who generally receive $30 or more per week in tips, a tip pooling arrangement may have some appeal. After all, such arrangements allow for an equitable distribution of tips to employees who may not directly interact with customers. While tip pools certainly have their appeal, they have also drawn close scrutiny from regulators and disgruntled employees.

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Topics:  Breweries, DOL, FLSA, Tip-Pooling, Tips, Trademarks, Wages

Published In: General Business Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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