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The truth about the federal tip credit.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Giuseppe De Carlo Jun 16, 2011.

Two different ways to perceive the tip credit.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by George Aug 4, 2009.

How should tips be viewed legally
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Giuseppe De Carlo Jun 16, 2011.

 

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Giuseppe De Carlo replied to George's discussion How should tips be viewed legally
"Hi George, I have just read the florida decission on tips, maybe we should embarc on a new course of action, now I am not very good in discribing things well, so be patient. All the rulling will go against the servers, but in actual fact you are all…"
Jun 16, 2011
Giuseppe De Carlo commented on George's blog post Extorting low wages in exchange for tips.
"Hi George, I understand your bitterness and you are right you are being robbed, and worse the governament backed the propietors in regard to tip sharring, but I believe you are wrong about the propietors introducing compulsary tipping, check it out,…"
Jun 14, 2011
Giuseppe De Carlo replied to George's discussion How should tips be viewed legally
"George, I made this statement, years ago, the problem was created when compulsary tipping, was introduced and accepted withoth a tought, no one asked and no one informed you of the trapping, Unions nor Governament, because of the word compulsary,…"
Jun 7, 2011
George replied to George's discussion How should tips be viewed legally
"Federal regulations state that Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prohibit the pooling of tips among employees who customarily and regularly receive tips.   While many people want tipped employees to believe that federal laws are…"
Jun 6, 2011

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vincent guerrero replied to George's discussion How should tips be viewed legally
"Legal issues aside, tips are the motivation for great service.  As a server, if someone did right by me, I tipped them out well, if not, they didn't get much.  On the other side if a server stiffed my, they got nothing from me.…"
Jun 5, 2011
George commented on George's blog post Extorting low wages in exchange for tips.
"So you want me to believe that the waiters run the restauarants across America?   Come on Giuseppe. Owners do what they want, not what their waiters want.   Do you know that federal regulations define cumpulsory tipping as "money…"
Jun 4, 2011
Giuseppe De Carlo commented on George's blog post Extorting low wages in exchange for tips.
"Hi George, waiters lost this battle becausee they were greedy and accepted compulsery tipping, I have written many replaies to this subject in Waiters World check them up. I am a waiter, I always worked for minimum wages and no compulsery tipping…"
Jun 2, 2011
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Extorting low wages in exchange for tips.

How much does a waiter deserve to be paid? $10.00 an hour? $15.00 an hour? More? The truth of the matter is is doesn't matter. Restaurant owners are refusing to hire waiters unless they agree to work for the lowest wages paid any workers in this country. Waiters are accepting these low paying jobs for one reason, and one reason alone. They want the opportunity to receive tips from the public. The public doesn't tip everyone in this country. If you want a job where you can expect to receive…See More
May 24, 2011

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Extorting low wages in exchange for tips.

How much does a waiter deserve to be paid? $10.00 an hour? $15.00 an hour? More?

 

The truth of the matter is is doesn't matter. Restaurant owners are refusing to hire waiters unless they agree to work for the lowest wages paid any workers in this country. Waiters are accepting these low paying jobs for one reason, and one reason alone. They want the opportunity to receive tips from the public. The public doesn't tip everyone in this country. If you want a job where you can…

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At 12:04pm on August 21, 2008,
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DELIGHTED to have you on FOHBOH.com!
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At 11:32am on August 21, 2008, George said…
Hi George,

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At 11:32am on August 21, 2008, George said…
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