Catering Services

May 11, 2018
New York Tip Credit Sexual Harassment

Will Tipped NY Workers Get Paid Minimum Wage Without The Tip Credit To Deter Sexual Harassment?

Federal law and most states allow restaurants, bars, caterers & hotels to apply a tip credit so their service workers can meet minimum wage requirements. An alarming number of tipped workers, especially women, report that relying on tips exposes them to sexual harassment. Will New York eliminate the tip credit?
May 9, 2018
Illegal Tip Pooling New York

When Is Tip Pooling In New York Considered Illegal?

"Tip pooling" is when food service workers who directly receive tips (such as waiters, waitresses) share their tips with service employees who are not directly tipped (such as food runners, bussers). But tip pooling can be illegal. Is your employer engaging in unlawful tip pooling? Here's how to know.
February 28, 2018
Centerplate Wage And Hour Lawsuit

MAOR v VOLUME SERVICE AMERICA, INC.

Judge Melissa A. Crane, J.S.C., of New York Supreme Court, New York County, authorized distribution of notice to catered event workers, who worked for Volume Services America, Centerplate, or Javits catered events dating from August 2008 to the present.