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Tip pool victory bridges heart-of-house wage gap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Jillian Henze, senior communications manager, jillianh@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 Tip pool victory bridges heart-of-house wage gap in restaurant industry (OLYMPIA, WASH., APRIL 2, 2018) –

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Tip Pooling

On March 23, 2018, Congress passed critical funding legislation that included repealing the tip pool rule that barred certain employers from setting up tip-pooling arrangements under which tipped employees can share

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National Tip Pooling Win

BREAKING NEWS MARCH 23, 2018 It is now legal to tip pool. Early this morning, Congress passed critical funding legislation that included repealing the tip pool rule that barred certain employers

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One in ten adults are planning to eat their Thanksgiving meal at a restaurant

Nearly one in 10 adults (9 percent) plan to eat a Thanksgiving meal at a restaurant this year, according to a new survey from the National Restaurant Association. 

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Rule for Overtime Pay Struck Down

U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant has struck down the rule for overtime pay, saying the Labor Department set an excessively high salary threshold to determine which employees are exempt from

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Labor Department Indicates It Will Rescind Tip-Pooling Restrictions

Disclaimer – You are reading archive content on tip pooling. For the most current information, visit: https://wahospitality.org/tip-pooling/ The U.S. Department of Labor has signaled its plan to rescind its controversial

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Tip Pooling Changes on the Horizon – new deadlines

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced it intends to issue a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” (NPRM) in August. The NPRM would rescind controversial tip-pooling restrictions which should come as a

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Expect to Hear News on Tip Pool Lawsuit by Early Fall

Disclaimer – You are reading archive content on tip pooling. For the most current information, visit: https://wahospitality.org/tip-pooling/ Expect to Hear News on Tip Pool Lawsuit by Early Fall On Jan. 19,

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Federal Overtime Rule

The Justice Department told the court it would rethink the minimum salary a worker must make before he is deemed “managerial” and not eligible for overtime pay. The Trump administration

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Hospitality employee turnover rate edged higher in 2016

The turnover rate in the hospitality sector topped 70 percent for the second consecutive year, but still remained below pre-recession levels, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.

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Bill proposes changes to the Affordable Care Act

Earlier this month, U.S. House Republicans introduced a bill tilted the American Health Care Act. The legislation aims to repeal and replace key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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FDA Extends Menu Labeling Deadline to May 5, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration  announced  on Tuesday that the compliance date for the federal government’s menu labeling regulation to May 5, 2017. Initially, the compliance date was Dec.

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Overtime Rule Blocked in Federal Court: Will Not Take Effect Dec. 1

In a surprise ruling, a Federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on the Department of Labor’s overtime rules set to go in effect on December 1. These rules,

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4 things you need to know about overtime. Now.

UPDATE: OVERTIME RULE BLOCKED; WON’T TAKE EFFECT DECEMBER 1 – In a definitive ruling issued moments ago, the federal district court for the Eastern District of Texas granted an emergency request