PF Chang's Hit With Tipped Workers' Minimum Wage Suit

By Max Kutner (May 25, 2021, 2:25 PM EDT) -- P.F. Chang's failed to pay servers and bartenders the proper minimum wage by not following tip-credit requirements, including by making them do too much nontipped work, workers said in a proposed collective action in Arizona federal court.

In a complaint Monday, former worker Dylan Fournier said that by failing to follow tip-credit requirements, P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc. and a related entity violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and owed servers and bartenders nontipped minimum wage.

"There are strict requirements that must be met by an employer [that] seeks to utilize the trip credit to meet their minimum-wage obligations," the complaint said. "In...

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