Post Profile

What’s Next for Restaurant Tip-Pooling Laws?

The opposition and possible effects of the Department of Labor’s proposed regulations, explained We’re about to reach a tipping point on tipping: In December, the Trump administration’s Department of Labor announced it would roll back regulations that prohibited tip-pooling, or the distribution of tips to anyone other than the front-of-house staff who earned them. (These regulations were enacted under the Obama administration in 2011).
read more


Related Posts

The Supreme Court Could Soon Decide the Fate of Tip Pooling in America

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Vice: Munchies

The Restaurant Law Center wants the Supreme Court to overturn the existing Labor Department regulation and allow tips to be pooled with back-of-the-house employees.

Trump administration’s proposed labor rule would rob tipped workers of $5.8 billion per year

US Politics / Liberal : Matthew Yglesias

In December, the Department of Labor proposed a rule that would rescind portions of tip regulations, allowing employers who pay the minimum wage to take workers’ tips. According to Economic Policy Institute research, tipped workers ...

Labor Department scuttles data showing pooling tips is good for bosses, bad for workers

Business & Finance : Fast Company

As per usual for the Trump administration, the Department of Labor (DOL) really wanted to roll back an Obama-era rule that prohibited tip pooling, where tips are re-distributed from servers to back-of-the-house workers, including di...

Will Restaurants Steal Employees' Tips if the Feds Let Them?

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner

Back in December, I wrote a piece making a few points about an initiative of Trump’s Labor Department: The Trump administration is trying to loosen regulations on tipping, allowing businesses to require “tip pools” in which non-tipp...

Americans Resist Trump DOL’s Tip-Pooling Proposal

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Eater National

Hundreds of thousands of comments have been posted in opposition to the proposed regulations The Trump administration’s Department of Labor wants to make tip pooling legal again. That means restaurant owners could collect servers’ t...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC