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Which types of employees are considered “agents” of an employer for purposes of sharing in tip pools?

Posted in Wage and Hour Law and Practice

The question of which types of employees are considered agents of their employer for purposes of sharing in tip pools has come to the forefront in a number of cases filed against Starbucks. The Starbucks litigation is an excellent reminder to employers that issues concerning the payment of wages, in particular tip pooling, may involve… Continue Reading