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Labor Department

  1. tip pooling
    Congress Just Introduced Legislation to Ensure Servers Get to Keep Their TipsA provision to the spending bill would clarify the Labor Department’s tip-pooling rule.
  2. cooked books
    Report: Trump Administration Knew Tip-Pooling Rule Would Hurt Restaurant WorkersIt reportedly buried data predicting that workers would lose billions.
  3. tipping
    Trump’s Labor Department Wants to Legalize Tip-Pooling AgainIt would let owners distribute gratuities however they see fit.
  4. the chain gang
    The Trump Administration Just Handed McDonald’s a Big Labor WinBye-bye Obama ruling that interpreted fast-food companies as “joint employers” alongside franchisees.
  5. Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Had to Fire 1,200 Undocumented Workers in 2014The headaches continue for Labor secretary nominee Andy Puzder.
  6. labor fights
    Senate Report Details Even More Worker Abuse at Carl’s Jr.Pages of new allegations about being forced to work without pay, endure harassment, and even cook while “puking.”
  7. workers' rights
    Livid Carl’s Jr. Employees May Get to Testify at Puzder’s Confirmation HearingDemocrats say their complaints raise concerns about his “commitment to enforcing federal labor laws.”
  8. food politics
    Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Called Fast-Food Workers ‘the Best of the Worst’A long-time employee said he’s “not the person to protect American workers’ rights.”
  9. tip sharing
    Restaurant Lobby Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case About Tip SharingThe NRA argues federal laws preventing kitchen staff from sharing in tips “trample on the rights of restaurant workers.”
  10. Trump Expected to Name Pro-Robot Fast-Food CEO As His Labor SecretaryCarl’s Jr. head Andy Puzder is about as anti-labor as they come.