'Salt Bae' Tip Pool Firings Broke Labor Law, NLRB Atty Says

Law360 (October 15, 2020, 11:02 AM EDT) -- The New York restaurant owned by the celebrity chef known as "Salt Bae" violated federal labor law when it fired four workers for complaining about its tip pooling policy, a National Labor Relations Board attorney said in one of four advice memos released Thursday.

Nusr-Et employees prepare meat in Istanbul on June 1. An NLRB attorney has said the New York location of the steakhouse chain violated federal labor law when it fired four workers. (Photo by OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images) The National Labor Relations Act "undeniably" protected the Nusr-Et Steakhouse workers per longstanding agency case law holding workers are...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!