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Congress Just Introduced Legislation to Ensure Servers Get to Keep Their Tips
A provision to the spending bill would clarify the Labor Department’s tip-pooling rule.
Report: Trump Administration Knew Tip-Pooling Rule Would Hurt Restaurant Workers
It reportedly buried data predicting that workers would lose billions.
Trump’s Labor Department Wants to Legalize Tip-Pooling Again
It would let owners distribute gratuities however they see fit.
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The Trump Administration Just Handed McDonald’s a Big Labor Win
Bye-bye Obama ruling that interpreted fast-food companies as “joint employers” alongside franchisees.
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Had to Fire 1,200 Undocumented Workers in 2014
The headaches continue for Labor secretary nominee Andy Puzder.
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.”
Livid Carl’s Jr. Employees May Get to Testify at Puzder’s Confirmation Hearing
Democrats say their complaints raise concerns about his “commitment to enforcing federal labor laws.”
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.”
Restaurant Lobby Asks Supreme Court to Hear Case About Tip Sharing
The NRA argues federal laws preventing kitchen staff from sharing in tips “trample on the rights of restaurant workers.”
Trump Expected to Name Pro-Robot Fast-Food CEO As His Labor Secretary
Carl’s Jr. head Andy Puzder is about as anti-labor as they come.