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Seventh Circuit Weighs In On 80/20 Rule and Tip Credit Disputes

The Seventh Circuit opined about tip credit and 80/20  issues in a decision involving pay practices at Original Pancake House restaurants in Chicago. On the 80/20 issue, the Court found that although some waiters and waitresses tasks may be performed by untipped staff at other restaurants, it does not make them unrelated to their server duties. … Continue reading Seventh Circuit Weighs In On 80/20 Rule and Tip Credit Disputes

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Twin Peaks Restaurant Sued for Female Only Hiring Policy

Twin Peaks Restaurant Group in Florida, a Hooters equivalent with a mountain-lodge theme, is being sued by a job applicant for gender discrimination. The job applicant, Ortiz, was denied employment as a server because he was a man. Twin Peaks exclusively offers server positions for women, and include in their job posting that men need … Continue reading Twin Peaks Restaurant Sued for Female Only Hiring Policy