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

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 dishwashers, but also bosses and managers. Employment rights advocates (and the employees themselves) argue that the arrangement lets bosses skim from … Continu
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