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 […]
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 […]
April 26th, 2014
Everyday business necessities (and legalities) get in the way of you doing the business of your business. When these functions take time out of growing your business and keeping your current customers happy, you’ve got a problem.