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News | Jan 13, 2017

Legal Update: Common Wage Violations in Restaurants

If you or someone you know worked as a server or bartender at a restaurant that enacted one or more of the violations below you may have a claim to recover unpaid wages owed to you!

Restaurants can violate the laws when they:

• require or allow servers to share tips with managers, Expediters, or kitchen staff

• withhold tips from servers

• require or allow servers to spend over 20% of their time performing jobs not related to serving customers

• require or allow servers to work “off-the-clock” performing cleaning or other duties before or after the paid shift

• fail to make extra overtime payments for hours worked over 40 per week

• in Philadelphia, deducting tips to pay for credit card fees

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