Posts tagged with ‘tip pooling’

  • Everyone Into the (Tip) Pool!

    By XobeeAdmin on April 24, 2018
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    Everyone Into the (Tip) Pool! Congress recently rolled back a 2011 U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulation that restricted the scope of employer-required tip pools. The 2011 regulation limited tip pools to employees who “customarily and regularly receive tips” for the work they perform. Under the regulation, waiters, waitresses, bellhops, counter personnel (who serve customers), bussers, and service bartenders could […]
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Approves DOL Tip Pooling Rules

    By XobeeAdmin on February 25, 2016
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    On Tuesday, February 23, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its ruling in the consolidated appeal of Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association v. Perez and Cesarz v. Wynn Las Vegas LLC. The court adopted a 2011 Department of Labor regulation establishing that, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), employees who do not customarily and regularly […]