Restaurant Employee Tipping Pools May Be A Recipe For Disaster

July 18th, 2014

Recently a local seafood restaurant has been reported to have paid out more than $40,000 in a settlement with two employees in a dispute over back pay. More specifically, involving the practice of employee tip pooling. According to Lagniappe : The suit claimed that the restaurant failed to meet the requirements of an exemption to […]

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Restaurants Beware: Tipping Pools & FLSA Collective Suits

July 17th, 2014

Interested in the latest issues with “tipping pools”? Here is a synopsis of the recent Original Oyster House (Mobile, AL) FLSA collective action suits. Author: Barry Johnson Parker at Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Restaurants Beware: On September 15, 2013, the law firm of Wiggins, Childs, Quinn & Pantazis, a major plaintiff’s employment law firm […]

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