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Rewarding Wage Theft

Many banquet halls and catering establishments require customers to pay an additional “service charge,” often around 20 % of the total cost.  Can the establishments simply pocket the money or does this “service charge” belong to the servers?  In New … Continue reading

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New Wage Order, New World for Hospitality Workers?

    On October 1, 2010, the New York State Commissioner of Labor proposed a new wage order that would combine the current Restaurant Industry Wage Order and the Hotel Industry Wage orders into a single, unified Hospitality Industry Wage … Continue reading

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