DOL To Ask 9th Circ. To Revive Tip Pool Rule

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor said Wednesday that it will appeal to the Ninth Circuit an Oregon federal judge's ruling that the agency exceeded its authority when it issued a rule barring back-of-house restaurant workers from employer-mandated tip pools.

The DOL filed a notice of appeal with the district court saying it would appeal U.S. District Judge Michael Mosman's summary judgment ruling that the DOL exceeded its statutory authority when it issued regulations in April 2011, as well as his orders barring the DOL from enforcing...
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