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  • Question about Tip Pooling Missouri

    Hi,

    I currently work at a sushi and asian cuisine restaurant. I pay a 3.5% tip out to the sushi chefs. They are visible to the customers and do have some contact with them - I would say less than 5% of the customers, usually only those sitting at the sushi bar. They are not regularly tipped by the costumers themselves, but by the tip out we give them. Is this a legal tipping pool?

    If you have any information regarding this, it would be much appreciated.

    Thanks!

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    You might want to read this US DOL link re tip pooling.

    http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs15.pdf
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    • #3
      Likely legal, since they are not directly tipped.
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