New York Department of Labor Clarifies that Employers Have Until Next Regularly Scheduled Pay Day to Pay Out Employees' Credit Card Tips

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Hospitality industry employers may breathe a sigh of relief following a recent statement from the New York Department of Labor. On June 16, 2011, the Department rescinded its prior opinion letter, RO-08-0032, under which employers were required to pay out the proceeds from credit card tips to employees before the start of the next work day. The statement eases several burdens for hospitality industry employers and addresses the Department's previously inconsistent stance regarding credit card tip disbursements.

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