Wage Theft

Violations of Minimum Wage for Servers

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Restaurant servers are frequently victims of wage theft. Federal law, as well as most states’ laws, allow servers to earn a tipped minimum wage that is lower than the standard minimum wage, only if they make up the difference in tips. In Washington D.C., for example, restaurants only have to pay servers $5.05 an hour, […]

Wage Theft

Win for Tipped-Workers Rights, USDOL Upholds and Expands Minimum Wage Standards on Non-Tipped Work

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating employers of tipped-workers, particularly restaurant servers, over potential minimum wage violations as set by United States Department of Labor (USDOL) regulations and standards. The USDOL recently faced and dismissed challenges to certain minimum wage regulations, such as the 20% rule. The 20% rule is an exception for employers […]