TITLE

Hofbrauhaus faces lawsuit from former employees

AUTHOR(S)
Knightly, Arnold M.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/6/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 40, pP18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lawsuit from former employees of the Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas for a tip-pool arrangement that violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. The lawsuit claimed that busboys, food runners and bartenders of the beer hall were forced to participate in an invalid pool that only benefits company managers because they keep a substantial portion for themselves before distributing it to others. It also claimed that the Hofbrauhaus pay below the federal minimum wage and compensates it with the tips.
ACCESSION #
34794026

 

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