Invalid Tip Sharing / Tip Pool Settlement (2014)

Daniel Arciniegas of Wiggins, Childs, Pantazis and Quinn P.C., sued on behalf of two former servers arguing the servers were owed wages related to a system known as a tip pool operated by the restaurant, which forced them to share tips with employees who didn’t directly interact with customers. The suit argued the tip pool was invalid because it included oyster shuckers and kitchen staff, who didn’t interact with customers on a regular basis. (Learn More . . . )