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Calif. Eatery's Tip-Share Rule Survives Waiter's Action

Law360 (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California appeals court has sided with a restaurant chain in a proposed class action brought by a waiter who challenged the legality of the eatery's mandatory tip-sharing policy, which forced him to share his tips with kitchen staff and bartenders.

In an opinion issued Friday, the Court of Appeal of the State of California, Second Appellate District, affirmed a lower court ruling in favor of Reins International California Inc., saying participants in a tip pool need not be restricted to staff who provided direct table...
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