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District Judge Rejects Server’s Effort to Exclude Food Runners From Tip Pool

Tip pool participation under the FLSA, like classification of employees as exempt or non-exempt, turns on the duties of those participating in the tip pool, not their job titles. An example of this analysis is a recent Florida federal court decision rejecting a plaintiff server’s  challenge to the inclusion in the tip pool at a Ruth’s Chris Steak … Continue Reading