Before the pandemic (remember then?), you may recall a case last year that drew headlines: Chip’s Family Restaurants was having issues with a class action lawsuit filed against the small chain by allegedly improperly deducting a tip credit from server earnings thereby paying those potential class members below the minimum wage for the performance of
“Dual Duties” Regulation Set to be Released for Restaurants; Tip Credit at Issue
You may recall that back in December 2019 (doesn’t that seem like so long ago?), the General Assembly and Governor Lamont fashioned a compromise on so-called “dual duties” legislation.
The bill required the Department of Labor to revisit a 1950 regulation that has been interpreted by some as requiring time that a server spends…
Vetoed Restaurant Bill on “Dual Duties” Gets Revived With Compromises
Six months after a little-noticed bill passed unanimously by the General Assembly (and was then vetoed by Governor Lamont), a new compromise measure passed yesterday in a special session. For a full article, check out CT Mirror’s coverage here or CTNewsJunkie here.
The bill uses some of the same concepts that had been previously discussed,…