DOL Asks Justices To Nix 9th Circ. Decision On Tip Pool Rule

Law360 (May 23, 2018, 6:18 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to erase an "incorrect" Ninth Circuit decision that upheld a 2011 DOL rule regulating when so-called tip pools can be instituted by employers, but stopped short of backing full-blown high court review, noting that the agency has already moved to roll back the Obama-era regulations at the heart of the dispute. 

The DOL's Tuesday brief said the nation's highest court should grant a January 2017 petition for certiorari from the National Restaurant Association and other trade groups, but only so it can vacate the 2016 appellate decision being challenged and...

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