New DOL Guidance on Tip Credit: Elimination of "80/20" Rule, Best Practices for Hospitality Employers
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to employment counsel in handling wage and hour issues for tipped employees now that the DOL has eliminated the "80/20" tip credit rule. The panel will discuss what types of job duties may qualify as "tipped work" and best practices for hospitality employers in calculating wages for tipped employees under the new rule.
- Overview of prior DOL "80/20" tip credit rule
- Analysis of current DOL guidance on the tip credit
- Calculation of wages for tipped employees under new guidance
- Best practices for employment counsel in drafting and updating employment policies for tipped employees after new DOL guidance
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What is the current DOL guidance on tip credit?
- What types of job duties are affected by the new DOL guidance?
- How should hospitality employers calculate wages for tipped employees in light of the new guidance?
Mary Elizabeth Davis
Ms. Davis focuses her practice on advising management in all areas of labor and employment law. She regularly... | Read More
Ms. Davis focuses her practice on advising management in all areas of labor and employment law. She regularly represents employers in state and federal courts in the areas of discrimination, fair labor standards, family and medical leave, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete, breaches of employment contracts, as well as other state and federal employment issues. Ms. Davis counsels and represents clients in defense of EEOC charges and DOL investigations.Close
Cheryl A. Luce
Ms. Luce is a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Department and Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group.... | Read More
Ms. Luce is a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Department and Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group. She represents employers before state and federal courts, the Department of Labor, the EEOC, and state administrative agencies. Ms. Luce is experienced in wage-and-hour, discrimination, family and medical leave, accommodation, discipline, discharge, and workplace investigation issues. She also has experience counseling employers on employee benefits and ERISA issues.Close
Matthew R. Simpson
Fisher & Phillips
Mr. Simpson represents management in all areas of labor and employment law in state and federal courts as well as... | Read More
Mr. Simpson represents management in all areas of labor and employment law in state and federal courts as well as before state and federal agencies. His litigation practice is focused on the defense of class and collective actions. He has handled numerous collective actions involving claims for unpaid wages pursuant to the FLSA, and represents both employers and consumer reporting agencies in class actions brought under the FCRA. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Simpson counsels employers and their managers on "preventive" employee relations. This includes advice on employee background screening and selection, drug and alcohol testing, wage and hour compliance, and disciplinary strategies. He conducts regular employment and wage-hour audits for his clients to ensure that they continue to be in compliance with changing laws and regulations.Close