All Items: Tip Credit

  • New Rule May Require Employers to Closely Track Tipped Employees' Work

    October 28, 2021

    Effective December 28, employers will not be able to claim a tip credit during the time employees spend on supporting work that takes up more than 20 percent of their workweek or more than 30 minutes at any one time.

  • Keeping Workers' Tips Will Prove Costly Under New Rule

    September 29, 2021

    Under a new rule taking effect November 23, the US Department of Labor (DOL) will be able to penalize employers $1,162 each time they keep employees' tips, even if those violations are not repeated or willful.

  • Zombie 80/20 Rule for Tipped Employees Could Rise Again

    March 24, 2021

    Many parts of the Trump administration's FLSA tip credit rules will take effect as scheduled, while others will be delayed and possibly replaced.

  • Independent Contractor and Tip Credit Rules Likely to Be Postponed

    January 22, 2021

    The White House has issued a memo directing the US Department of Labor (DOL) to consider postponing until March 23 any rules that were finalized after the November 3 election but have not yet gone into effect.

  • Tip Credit Changes May Jar Employers

    January 27, 2020

    New legislation, proposed regulations and other directives regarding the minimum wage tip credit could necessitate changes in policies and practices for employers of tipped employees in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York.

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