More than five decades ago, Congress extended federal hourly wage laws to hotels and restaurants, including specific provisions "to permit the continuance of existing practices with respect to tips."
However, recent court decisions and administrative regulations are putting long-accepted practices under review, as tip-related litigation for hospitality employers has seen a dramatic increase during the past two years. Hospitality employers must exercise caution as confusion persists over the use of the tip credit.
Holland & Knight Attorneys Michael Starr, Nate Adams and Loren Forrest will identify the current issues and challenges concerning tipped employees, provide practical suggestions for reducing the risk of legal liability and discuss how to effectively manage litigation if a tip-related lawsuit is filed.
This program is designed for lawyers and human resources professionals in the restaurant and hotel industries.
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