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Assistant Managers Sue Ruby Tuesday for Overtime Wages

Former assistant managers at Ruby Tuesday restaurants filed a lawsuit claiming that the restaurant chain purposefully misclassified Kitchen Managers, Culinary Managers, Guest Services Managers, Front-of-House Managers, and Back-of-the-House Managers as exempt employees to avoid paying them overtime required by the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). Although the assistant managers primarily performed tasks similar to those … Continue reading Assistant Managers Sue Ruby Tuesday for Overtime Wages

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Joe’s Crab Shack Eliminates Its “No Tipping” Policy

Joe’s Crab Shack announced that it would restore tipping at most of their no tipping locations less than a year after adopting the highly criticized “no tipping policy” at their restaurant chain. Created with the intention of moving away from an antiquated gratuity model, Joe’s Crab Shack became the first national chain to eliminate tipping … Continue reading Joe’s Crab Shack Eliminates Its “No Tipping” Policy