DOL Tip Pool Regs Shouldn't Be Revived, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 7:53 PM EST) -- The restaurant groups that successfully challenged the U.S. Department of Labor's rule banning back-of-house restaurant workers from employer-mandated tip pools urged the Ninth Circuit on Friday to uphold their win, saying circuit precedent foreclosed the rule.

The DOL is appealing an Oregon federal judge's June ruling that it exceeded its statutory authority when it issued the regulations in April 2011, but the quartet of restaurant groups and others that brought the original suit filed their own brief Friday asking the court not to revive the rule....
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