Tag Archives: “hospitality industry”

Hawaiian Court Finds That Employees Were Not Entitled To Resort Service Charges

Employees’ Tip Ball Fails To Save Game; Series Continues This blog and Baker Hostetler’s HospitalityLawg often come across the same cases, particularly because the hospitality industry is increasingly the target of employment class actions.  The entry below was largely prepared by our hospitality industry team, who we thank for their efforts. We along with our … Continue Reading

Seventh Circuit Finds That Overtime State Class Actions And FLSA Collective Actions Are Not Incompatible

Restaurants, hotels, and others in the hospitality industry recently have been faced with a rash of collective action cases brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) challenging their tip pooling practices.  From high-end, trendy restaurants in Manhattan to large, popular chains with multiple locations throughout the country, there has been a significant increase in … Continue Reading