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T.G.I. Friday’s Lawsuit Claims “Side Work” ≠ Tipped Minimum Wage

A wage theft lawsuit against T.G.I Friday’s restaurants in New Jersey was brought on behalf of servers who allege that the restaurants wrongfully paid them a tipped minimum wage and failed to pay them appropriate overtime compensation. Attorneys for the workers claim that servers, bussers, runner bartenders, barbacks, and hosts at T.G.I Friday’s restaurants in … Continue reading T.G.I. Friday’s Lawsuit Claims “Side Work” ≠ Tipped Minimum Wage

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Should Restaurants Deduct Credit Card Fees From Tips?

Whether restaurants and other service establishments can deduct credit card fees from workers’ tips was the subject of a recent Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report. Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, was quoted in the article.