Minnesota Restaurateurs: Fix Your Tip Pools Before You’re Hit with a Tip-Pooling Class Action Lawsuit
Restaurants are getting hit with tip-pooling class action lawsuits. Now is the time to audit your practices, or, at the very least, review your tip pooling policies. This is especially important for Minnesota restaurateurs, as they face the difficult challenge of complying with the state’s unique tip-pooling statute—which is unlike federal laws and those of other states. Restaurants can make specific changes now to meet the law’s requirements and avoid class action litigation.