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New York’s Restaurant Tip Credit Law

Many states have minimum wage laws which  differ from the FLSA. The minimum wage in New York is $7.25 per hour.  Effective January 1, 2011, restaurants in New York are allowed to use a “tip credit” of $2.25 per hour … Continue reading

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Are Employers Responsible For Keeping Records of Their Employees’ Work Hours?

Under federal law, employers of nonexempt workers (including hourly workers) must keep records of certain information, including the number of hours worked by their employees. There is no specific requirement for the form in which the records should be kept, but … Continue reading

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What Is A Tipped Employee?

According to the FLSA, a tipped employee is someone who works in a job in which he or she customarily and regularly receives more than $30 per month in tips. A tipped employee must still earn an hourly wage equal to … Continue reading

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