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Update: Tip Pooling by Restaurant Owners Remains in Flux

Posted in Employment, Restaurants, Retail

This past April, we reported on a recent Ninth Circuit ruling which upheld a 2011 Department of Labor (“DOL”) rule that prohibits restaurants from instituting tip-pooling arrangements that include both front-of-house staff that are customarily and regularly tipped (such as waiters, waitresses, bellhops, and service bartenders) and back-of-house staff that are not customarily and regularly… Continue Reading