Caroline Landt Comments on Proposed Change to the Tip Credit

News / June 24, 2021

Counsel Caroline Landt is quoted in an article published on June 24, 2021, by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The article “Regulators are Targeting the Tip Credit: Here’s What Businesses Need to Know” reports on a proposed federal rule that could impact businesses with employees who earn tips.

Landt told the publication, “The devil is in the details, and the DOL now limits the 20% of allowable non-tipped duties to only those duties that ‘directly support’ the tip-producing work.” She added that the change is significant for employers because of the narrow definitions of which duties directly support tip-producing work.

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