Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Employers who take the “tip credit” against wages of some or all of their employees....more
New York's appeals court has issued a new ruling that will help employers determine whether supervisors in the hospitality industry may participate in tip pools....more
A federal district court recently invalidated regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that prohibit employees from including non-tipped employees in a tip pool in certain situations. ...more
Anyone who has dined at a restaurant is aware of the importance of tipping, even if the exact rules, like the percentage and how it should be calculated, may be a bit fuzzy at times. From the standpoint of the restaurant,...more
Florida is one of only 10 states which ties its minimum wage rate to the annual rate of inflation as reflected in the federal Consumer Price Index (CPI). Thus, every year the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity must...more
On February 16th the Commerce and Tourism Committee of the Florida Senate reported favorably on a bill that would allow Florida employers to fundamentally alter the way that tipped employees are paid. Senate Bill 2106 is...more