A New York court once again shields employee gratuities - .PDF file.
Hospitality employers have been given yet another reason to review their practices when it comes to employee gratuities and the deduction of any portion of such gratuities.
On 1 February 2013, Judge Alison J Nathan of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York held that employers may not deduct a pro-rated share of the fees charged by internet food delivery sites, such as Seamless Web, from employee gratuities when those fees encompass more than credit card processing fees.
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