Atlanta Partner Discusses USDOL Tip Credit Rule
Atlanta Partner Ted Boehm recently spoke with Restaurant Hospitality, discussing the Department of Labor’s proposed tip credit rule. The rule, which would eliminate the 80/20 tip credit, is being challenged by 18 states and the District of Columbia, laying the groundwork for a potential lawsuit over the regulation. However, Ted explains that there is nothing in the language of the FLSA tip-credit statute that supports a conclusion “that determining whether an individual is a tipped employee is determined by the percentage of time that the employee spends performing related duties.”
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