IHOP Stole Servers' Tips, Denied Breaks, Calif. Suit Asserts

By Kat Sieniuc (May 11, 2016, 7:44 PM EDT) -- IHOP employees who say that the restaurant chain forced its servers to hand over more tips than they actually made and routinely denied them meal and rest breaks brought a proposed class action against the pancake house in a California court Tuesday.

The suit, led by Beatriz Corrales, a Los Angeles County resident who has been a server at IHOP since 2007, claims that the restaurant follows policies — including making servers overreport their tips and, consequently, pay taxes on income that they don't actually receive, and not paying employees for missed meal and rest breaks, or denying the breaks altogether...

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