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Washington, D.C., votes to end its tip credit

The portion of servers’ wages paid by restaurant employers will rise to $15 an hour.

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This week’s 4 head-spinning moments: Labor troubles

As if supply and demand weren’t enough of a labor problem for restaurants, along comes a pummeling from unions and their fellow travelers, including the vote by a Burgerville unit's staff to unionize.

The consent agreement settles a three-year action brought by the Department of Labor.

The measure expressly prohibits employers from keeping tips when sharing gratuities with back-of-house staff.

The dash for off-premise business is taking a detour around third-party delivery. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler isn't making restaurateurs laugh, R&D kitchens are cooking up some unusual new products, and the drug epidemic is prompting some controversial changes in operations.

The dash for off-premise business is taking a detour around third-party delivery. Meanwhile, Amy Poehler isn't making restaurateurs laugh, R&D kitchens are cooking up some unusual new products, and the drug epidemic is prompting some controversial changes in operations.

A proposal to allow tip sharing between front- and back-of-house employees has touched off a firestorm. Here is what the two sides are saying about the plan, which is awaiting action from the Department of Labor.

Public comments on a proposal to allow tips to be shared with back-of-house staff have been plentiful and negative. There are also allegations the Department of Labor hid a damning projection of the rule change's impact on servers' income.

Fees aimed at fixing disparities between the front and back of house meet mixed results.

A procedure change suggests the measure is meeting considerable public resistance.

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