Tip Credit and Tip Pooling: FLSA Considerations and Limitations
1 hour 30 minutes
Gain the information you need to navigate the complex subject of lawful tip pooling.
Many employers, particularly in the hospitality industry, rely on tips to help supplement their employees’ wages. Many do not have a good understanding of who a tipped employee is under the law, or how their employees may pool their tips. This topic will help those employers avail themselves of the tip credit in a lawful manner under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The information will also help employers navigate the complex subject of lawful tip pooling, such as who may or may not be included. This material is critical to any employer who relies upon (or would like to avail themselves of) the tip credit.
• You will be able to define who may or may not be in a tip pool.
• You will be able to discuss how to prepare for future changes to the tip credit.
• You will be able to explain what the tip credit is.
• You will be able to identify improper tip pools.