Tips On Tips: Common Challenges Under the FLSA for Employers of Tipped Employees


Hosted by Practical Law

Recorded on January 24, 2018

Join Practical Law and the Wage & Hour Defense Institute (WHDI) for a free, 75-minute webinar providing guidance for employers of tipped employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Moderator Paul Bittner of Ice Miller LLP (Columbus, OH), and speaker Mark Spring of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (Sacramento), both members of the WHDI, will discuss compliance issues facing employers in this often complicated area, including:

  • Defining tipped and non-tipped employees.
  • Taking a tip credit against minimum wage.
  • Understanding the DOL’s proposal regarding Obama-era guidance.
  • Calculating overtime pay for tipped employees.
  • Understanding tip pooling arrangements.
  • Handling service charges and credit card fees.
  • Addressing tipped employee requirements under state law.

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Mark Spring, Partner, Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP

Paul Bittner, Partner, Ice Miller LLP

Suzanne Brown, Senior Legal Editor, Practical Law Labor & Employment Service

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