FLSA: Do Tipped Workers Have a Minimum Wage Claim?

Oct 10, 2016

Employers with workers who earn tips have long struggled with adhering to special rules for tipped employees, especially when those employees may also perform duties that don’t produce tips. A recent decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin—provides some much needed clarity and comfort to employers.

The complete article originally appeared on HR.BLR.com.

Steve Brenneman HeadshotThis article was written by Steven L. Benneman who is a partner at Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. He can be reached at sbrenneman@foxswibel.com.