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Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment

Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment

A sex harassment expose by Eater accuses celebrity chef Mario Batali of inappropriately touching four women and engaging in a pattern of sex harassment that has spanned the last twenty years. According to Eater, one woman accused Batali of repeatedly forcibly pulling her towards his body from behind. Another woman accused him of groping her … Continue reading Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PROPOSES NEW RULES ON TIP SHARING

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rules on Tip Sharing

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a proposal to change the tip sharing regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Under the proposed rule, workplaces would have the freedom to allow sharing of tips among more employees.  The proposal would help decrease wage disparities between tipped and non-tipped workers – an option that … Continue reading U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rules on Tip Sharing