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Legality of Surcharges to Offset Rising Wages

With the passage of both local and state minimum wage increases, the hospitality industry has looked at surcharges to off-set the costs of a labor force, which has traditionally looked to tips for much of their actual compensation. The state … Continue reading

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Tip Pooling Basics

        Though the concept of tipping has developed through custom, a business’s tipping practices are regulated by state law. This is especially true within California.  This series will explain acceptable tipping practices for businesses within the state.  … Continue reading

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