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3 Ways To Navigate Tipped Wages Obligations

By Daniela Porat (October 7, 2021, 11:34 AM EDT) -- Calculating pay for gratuities-earning workers can be a "nightmare," and with a recent Eleventh Circuit decision reaffirming a longstanding formula for determining tipped wages and an imminent overhaul of federal regulation, employers should rigidly structure workers' duties or even consider doing away with tips altogether, attorneys said.

Denny's employee Jackie Dee carries a tray for customers in Hialeah, Fla. According to lawyers, calculating pay for gratuities-earning workers can be a "nightmare," and with a recent Eleventh Circuit decision reaffirming a longstanding formula for determining tipped wages and an imminent overhaul of federal regulation, employers should rigidly structure workers' duties or even...

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