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Could tip pooling put local restaurants out of business?

tip pooling for waiters and servers
by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

The recent uptick in collective action filings against Arizona restaurants compels a Human Resources focus on the requirements of tip pooling and an employer’s decision to take the tip credit. With minimum wage reaching $15.00 per hour in some cities and states, restaurateurs have been forced to address the disparity in pay rates between servers… Read More →

Get ready! White collar overtime rules are coming

On Monday, March 14, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) sent its final rule revising the white collar overtime exemption regulations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The OMB’s review is the final step in the regulatory process before the revised regulations are… Read More →

Exempt Employees Versus Nonexempt Employees

Nonexempt Vs. Exempt Employees
by in Finance | Legal | Workforce

Classifying employees as exempt or nonexempt might seem easy at first glance.  Either they are salaried or they are hourly.  Accordingly, they either are eligible to earn overtime for hours worked or they are not. But it’s not that simple. Nor are the penalties a business can face. Complaints can be made against a business… Read More →