Restaurant tips | Courthouse News Service
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Courthouse News Service
Saturday, December 2, 2023 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Restaurant tips

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal court in Texas denied the Restaurant Law Center and Texas Restaurant Association’s emergency motion for a preliminary injunction to block a U.S. Department of Labor regulation relating to wages for employees who receive tips. The rule clarifies that a tip credit — which allows restaurant employers to reduce an employee’s wages if their wages plus tips amount to minimum wage — is “only available for hours spent working in the tipped occupation” and added a 30-minute limitation on “non-tipped work allowable when taking the tip credit.”

Read the order here

Categories / Briefs, Business, Employment, Government, Law

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.