Tag: waiter rights

Illegal Tip Pool

04

Jan2018
**Warning:  If you are paid a direct wage of less than $7.25 per hour (i.e. as little as $2.13/hour) the new regulation discussed in this article does NOT apply to you – your employer cannot take your tips, deduct from your tips, require you to share tips in ... Read More
January 4, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Tip Laws

14

Dec2017
You may have heard that Trump’s Secretary of Labor has proposed a new regulation concerning the tip pool laws. Lots of commentary has been written concerning the new proposed regulation. With that comes the fake news; I have read several misleading headlines regarding the interpretation of the new regulation. Specifically, ... Read More
December 14, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Tired Native American restaurant owner at counter

15

Aug2017
This article was originally posted by Drew N. Herrmann for the Bitchy Waiter.  A server’s Duties before, during, and after work Warning, you should not work for free (or almost free)! It may seem preposterous to think that a business could inspire you to work for nothing, yet free ... Read More
August 15, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Laws for Paying Servers

31

May2017
A fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work is the mantra of working class America. However, what happens when you don’t receive fair pay or your employer is stealing tips from you? Luckily, federal law provides very strong protections that safeguard the right of the working class ... Read More
May 31, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Labor Attorney Fort Worth Texas

31

Jan2017
This article was originally published here. (www.wiserwaitress.com) Have you ever worked at an establishment where the employer mandated that you “tip-out” a portion of your earnings to other employees? This arrangement is called a tip pool. The law governing the “pooling of tips” can be unclear and ... Read More
January 31, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Herrmann Law, PLLC

28

Sep2016
Ever worked a service job and had an employer claim the tips belong to him or her? Whether the employer is right or wrong depends on several factors. Don’t stop reading, employers often do not know the law and it’s common for employers to commit what I call, “wage theft.” The ... Read More
September 28, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN
Herrmann Law, PLLC

28

Sep2016
By Drew N. Herrmann* Have you ever worked at an establishment where the employer mandated that you “tip-out” a portion of your earnings to other employees? This arrangement is called a tip pool. The law governing the “pooling of tips” can be unclear and hard to understand. In fact, Texas Roadhouse ... Read More
September 28, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN