Department of Labor Cracks Down on Tips at Ohio's Casa Buena Restaurant

Department of Labor Cracks Down on Tips at Small Town Restaurant

(From Huffington Post)
(From Huffington Post)

An Ohio based worker owned restaurant, Casa Nueva, has issued a new policy of no tips because of auditing by the Department of Labor.

Due to a recent policy change within the Department of Labor, Casa Nueva is no longer able to pool all tips among employees.

Based on a previous agreement, employees of Casa Nueva (from the dishwasher to the cook) would be able to partake in any tips that were collected in a given pay period. Based on the policy change Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2012-2, only employees who are customarily allowed to collect tips such as waiters would be allowed to partake in tip pools.

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