Tips cannot be garnished or calculated as part of earnings for garnishment purposes unless the employer has had control over those tips (e.g. tip sharing, service charges etc.) Many employers are not aware of this restriction and erroneously include tips in calculating earnings when processing garnishment orders. Unfortunately, many payroll vendors also are not aware… Continue Reading
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The Davis Wright Tremaine Restaurant Reporter (DRR) is an online magazine that caters to the restaurant and hospitality industry. The DRR’s goal is to keep restaurant and hospitality industry players up-to-date on legislative and legal issues, news and deals, and events relevant to the industry. Client Q&A’s, business tips, and future industry events are also a prominent feature of the site. Riley Lagesen serves as the DRR’s Editor-in-Chief. Magazine contributors include a diverse array of lawyers affiliated with the firm’s hospitality law practice. Sign up for new content email alerts.