All Items: Tip Credit

  • DOL Plans Changes to Child Labor, Regular Pay Rate and More

    May 14, 2018

    A new regulatory agenda shows the US Department of Labor (DOL) intends to make changes to rules involving child labor, the regular rate of pay, the salary threshold for overtime-exempt employees, the minimum wage tip credit and more.

  • DOL Tries to Clear Up Confusion About FLSA Tip Credit

    April 11, 2018

    As an enforcement policy, the US Department of Labor (DOL) will use the duties test for executive employees to determine whether an employee is a manager or supervisor.

  • Omnibus Budget Bill Amends FLSA Tip Provisions

    March 29, 2018

    An amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in the omnibus budget bill prohibits employers, including managers or supervisors, from keeping any part of tips received by employees for any purpose, regardless of whether the employer takes a tip credit.

  • DOL Plans to Repeal Tip-Pooling Restrictions

    July 24, 2017

    The US Department of Labor set a target date of August 2017 for issuing a Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to rescind the current Fair Labor Standards Act restrictions on "tip pooling by employers that pay tipped employees the full minimum wage directly."

  • Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Minimum Wage Law

    November 2, 2016

    The Supreme Court of Nevada ruled that employers need only to offer employees a qualifying health plan, but need not necessarily enroll them in such a plan, in order to pay a lower minimum wage.

  • Employers Can Claim Tip Credit Even When Employees Perform "Related Duties," 7th Circuit Rules

    July 21, 2016

    In Schaefer v. Walker Bros. Enters., the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals followed federal guidance that allows employers to claim the minimum wage tip credit even when their employees spend as much as 20 percent of their time performing duties that are related to their occupations but do not explicitly produce tips.

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News: HR guidance on complying with the federal and state requirements for the minimum wage tip credit.