posts tagged as Department of Labor
DOL Plans to Rescind Tip Pooling Regulations
In late July, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced plans to repeal the 2011 regulations that limited tip pooling under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 C.F.R. 531.52 (2011).
New Overtime Rule Suspended
On November 22, a Texas federal judge issued a nationwide temporary injunction, blocking for now the U.S. Department of Labor’s implementation of its new minimum salary requirement that was scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1, 2016. The...
The Counter: How Did Your Restaurant Fare?
Each quarter, we take a look at publicly traded restaurant companies’ operating results to provide insightful benchmarking information. In this issue of The Counter (previously known as quarterly Benchmarking Updates), we look at the...
Who’s the Boss?: Changes in Joint Employer Liability
Last April, the restaurant industry warily watched as a series of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearings sought to name fast-food giant McDonald's as a joint employer with its individual franchisees.
Are You in Compliance with the ACA?
Last month on our blog, our colleague Kim Flett discussed the IRS filing requirements mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the steps restaurant businesses must take to ensure compliance. But filing the right documents at the...
By Tom Ziemba | January 22, 2016
Compensation Strategy in the Restaurant Industry
In step with the industry as a whole, compensation for restaurant managers and professionals is evolving faster than ever to support increased focus on–and demand for–enhanced customer experience.
2015 ACA IRS Filing Requirements: Are You Prepared?
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), most taxpayers must have health insurance or pay a penalty. The IRS relied on good faith when individual taxpayers verified they had minimum essential healthcare coverage on the 2014 Form 1040.